A copper coin issued by the city of Athens in Attica in the period 117 - 161 AD
Reference: BMC Attica p.106 no.768
Die axis: 03
Bust of Athena facing right
Theseus standing naked to left, right arm raised wielding a club, carrying lion's skin in left hand.
Thesius is depicted on the reverse raising his club to slay the Minotaur on Crete
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
16 mm (Outside Diameter), 2.949 g (Weight)
BMC Attica p.106 no.768
[Book] Head, Barclay V. 1888. Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum, Attica, Megaris, Aegina., 106 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.