Thourioi

$550.00

Silver Stater.

Athena- warrior strength, intelligence, wisdom, moderation in her habits. Goddess of the arts and intelligence.

Skylla- a sea monster, said by Homer to have six heads and twelve feet, but represented by later artists with the upper part of a female body, wolves’ or dogs’ heads attached to or hanging from the remaining part and the tail of a fish.

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Description

Silver Stater.

Athena- warrior strength, intelligence, wisdom, moderation in her habits. Goddess of the arts and intelligence.

Skylla- a sea monster, said by Homer to have six heads and twelve feet, but represented by later artists with the upper part of a female body, wolves’ or dogs’ heads attached to or hanging from the remaining part and the tail of a fish.

Additional information

Origin

Ancient Greece

Date

350 – 281 B.C.

Obverse

Head of Athena wearing crested Athenian helmet ornamented with Skylla holding rudder.

Reverse

Bull butting. Tunny-fish below.


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