ATHENS, ca 612–480 BC.
Old Style
Gold coinage
7406. Helmeted head of Athena right.AΘE. Owl standing right, head facing, olive branch, crescent moon and a cylindrical symbol in the fields. 18 mm.
7407. Helmeted head of Athena right.AΘE. Owl standing right, head facing, cylindrical symbol in the field, all within incuse square. 8 mm.
7408. Helmeted head of Athena right.AΘE. Owl standing right, head facing. 8 mm.
Silver coinage
7409. Owl standing left, head facing.Quadripartite incuse square. 19 mm. Plate LXII 1.
7410. Owl standing left, head facing.Quadripartite incuse square. 9 mm.
7411. Horse standing left within circle of dots.Quadripartite incuse square. 20 mm. Plate LXII 2.
7412. Forepart of horse leaping right.Quadripartite incuse square. 18 mm. Plate LXII 3.
7413. Forepart of bridled horse leaping left.Quadripartite incuse square, archaic style. 19 mm. Plate LXII 4.
7414. Part of a horse, walking right. Quadripartite incuse square, 15 – 19 mm. Plate LXII 7.
7415. Amphora within circle.Quadripartite incuse square, 19 mm. Plate LXII 6.
7416. Amphora (without circle).Quadripartite incuse square, 9 mm.
7417. Astragalos within circle.Quadripartite incuse square, 9 mm. Plate LXII 8.
7418. Wheel with 6 spokes.Quadripartite incuse square, 19 mm. Plate LXII, 9.
7419. Wheel with 4 spokes.Quadripartite incuse square, 9 – 19 mm. Plate LXII 10.
7420. TriskelesQuadripartite incuse square. 9 –19 mm. Plate LXII 7.
7421. Frog, seen from the top or the backQuadripartite incuse square, the sections triangular. 9 mm. Plate LXII 11.
7422. Helmeted head of Athena right, wearing earring.AΘE. Owl standing right, head facing, within incuse square. 20 – 22 mm.
7423. Helmeted head of Athena right, wearing earring.AΘE. Owl standing right, head facing, olive branch at upper left. 22 – 29 mm. Plate LXII 18.
7424. Diademed, Janiform headAΘE. (retrograde), helmeted head of Athena within incuse square. 11 – 18 mm. Plate LXII 14.
7425. Helmeted head of Athena right, wearing necklace and earring. AΘE. (retrograde), Female head left, hair tied behind her head. 11 mm. Plate LXII 19.
7426. Helmeted head of Athena right, wearing earring. Owl standing right, head facing, olive branch at upper left, all within incuse square. 23 mm.
7427. Helmeted head of Athena right, wearing earring. Owl standing right, head facing, olive branch at upper left, all within incuse square. 15 mm. Plate LXII, 15 and 17.
7428. Helmeted head of Athena right, wearing earring. Owl standing right, head facing, olive branch at upper left, all within incuse square. 6-9 mm. Plate LXII, 12 and 13.
7429. Helmeted head of Athena right, wearing small earrings and necklace. Olive palmettes on the helmet.AΘE. Owl standing facing, wings spread, olive branch in left field. 37 mm. Plate LXII 16.
7430. Helmeted head of Athena right, wearing small earrings and necklace. Olive palmettes on the helmet.AΘE. Owl standing facing, wings spread, olive branch and crescent in left field, all within incuse square. 25 mm. Plate LXII 20.
7431. Helmeted head of Athena right.AΘE. (retrograde). Crescent within incuse square. 99 mm.
7432. Helmeted head of Athena right. AΘE. Three olives leaves. 9 mm.
7433. Helmeted head of Athena right.AΘE. (retrograde). Owl standing front, olive branch on each side. 12 mm.
7434. Helmeted head of Athena right, helmet decorated with a reed (palmette?) and olive leaves. AΘE. Owl standing right, olive branch and gorgoneion in fields. 18 mm.
7435. Helmeted head of Athena right. AΘE., two owls standing facing each other. (This type may be the two-bodied owl type). 14 mm.
7436. Helmeted head of Athena right. ΑΘΕ., sistrum (bucket) with handle. 8 mm.
7437. Helmeted head of Athena right. AΘENAION. Eagle standing within incuse square; olive branch behind. 23 mm.
7438. Helmeted head of Athena right. AΘ. Crescent moon within incuse square. 8 mm.
7436. Helmeted head of Athena right. AΘE. Four crescents. 14 mm.
ATHENS, New Style with monograms and the names of the magistrates. (ca 186 – 146 BC.)
Silver coinage
7440. Athena’s head right with crested helmet with crest, decorated with griffin. Owl standing right on amphora. In the fields, monograms; symbols, figures and animals. 25 – 30 mm. Plate LXI 15.
7441. Athena’s head right with crested helmet with crest, decorated with griffin. Owl standing right on amphora. A-QE or AQ-E across upper fields, followed by the names of up to four magistrates. In the fields, monograms; symbols, figures and animals. Usually with a letter on the amphora and/or letter in the exergue. Some examples follow.
7442. Magistrates NIKOΓENHΣ KAΛΛIMAXOΣ. As 7441, fieldmarks: naked male figure standing right, holding patera; A on amphora, ΠΕ. in exergue. Plate LXI 10.
7443. Magistrates MIKION EYPIKΛEI APEΣTOΣ. As 7441, fieldmarks: the Dioskuri standing, one holding a patera, the other holding a spear; ΣΩ… in exergue. 28 mm. Plate LXI 13.
7444. Magistrate ΓΛAYK EXE. As 7441, fieldmarks: radiate head of Sol. Plate LXI 13.
7445. Magistrate KTHΣI ME EYMA. As 7441, fieldmarks: Nike standing right, holding wreath. Plate LXI 14.
7446. Magistrates BAΣIΛEMIΘPIΔATHΣ APIΣTΩN. As 7441, fieldmarks: sun and moon. 30 mm. (Honouring Mithridates. See Mionnet II, 118.
Bronze coinage
7447. Helmeted head of Athena right.AΘE or AΘHNAIΩN. Various depictions of deities, animals and objects. Most Athenian bronze coins are common.
7448. Helmeted head of Athena right.AΘHNAIΩN., View of the Athenian theatre, or the walls of the Parthenon and the Propileia, seen from a distance.
*7449. Helmeted head of Athena right.AΘE. Zeus, naked, walking right, wielding thunderbolt in right hand. Plate LXI 12.
*7450. Helmeted head of Athena right. AΘHNAIΩN., filleted bucranium. Plate LXI 16.
7451. Laureate head of Vulkan right; houses (?) behind headAΘH. two torches.
7452. Helmeted head of Athena right.AΘHNAIΩN. Theseus lifting a rock.
7453. Helmeted head of Athena right.AΘH. Theseus killing the Minotaur.
7454. Helmeted head of Athena right.AΘHNAIΩN. Theseus wielding club and kneeling with one knee on the vanquished Minotaur.
7455. Helmeted head of Athena right.AΘE. Trophy with two bound captives at its base, at least one of them wearing a Phrygian helmet.
7456. Helmeted head of Athena right. AΘHN. A view of the Athenian Acropolis, surmounted by the temple of Athena with a statue of Athena beside it, and a stairway leading upwards towards the temple and the grotto of Pan.
7457. Helmeted head of Athena right.AΘHNAIΩN. Vulcan standing, holding hammer in right hand, anvil and tongs at feet.
7458. Helmeted head of Athena right. AΘHNAIΩN. Dionysos seated right, holding thyrsos, torch in field.
7459. Helmeted bust of Athena right, aegis on chest.AΘE. Theseus grasping one of the horns of the Minotaur with his left hand, right hand raised; the Minotaur is raising one arm or leg as protection.
7460. Helmeted bust of Athena right, aegis on chest.AΘE. Theseus throwing the Minotaur to the ground and grasping it by its horns.