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Obverse: Head of Athena to the right, wearing a necklace and crested Athenian helmet. Dotted border. Reverse: Bunch of grapes hang from a vine with two tendrils, one with ivy leaves, to the left. Inscribed above cluster: A. To the right, an incuse square with an animal, possibly a dog, running towards the left.

Details

  • Title: Double Siglos (Back)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: about 350 B.C.
  • Location Created: Soli, Cilicia, Turkey
  • Physical Dimensions: 2.5 cm (1 in.)
  • Type: Coin
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Silver
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 80.NH.152.87
  • Culture: Near Eastern (Cilician)
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California, Gift of Lily Tomlin
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown
  • Classification: Coins (Money)

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