Lucania, Thourioi

$1,500.00

Tetradrachm.

Athena- One of the most important Greek goddesses, worshipped in many cities as well as her own city of Athens, with functions that included was as well as commercial and artistic activities.

Skylla- A sea monster, said by Homer to have six heads and twelve feet, but represented by artists to have the upper part of a female body, and tail of  a fish.

Note* Clipped planchet and field tooling on reverse.

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Product Description

Tetradrachm.

Athena- One of the most important Greek goddesses, worshipped in many cities as well as her own city of Athens, with functions that included was as well as commercial and artistic activities.

Skylla- A sea monster, said by Homer to have six heads and twelve feet, but represented by artists to have the upper part of a female body, and tail of  a fish.

Note* Clipped planchet and field tooling on reverse.

Additional Information

Origin

Ancient Greece

Date

350 – 300 BC

Denomination

14.4 grams

Obverse

Head of Athena right, wearing crested Athenian helmet ornamented with Skylla.

Reverse

Bull butting right, ?OYPI?N above, tunny fish below.