Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Philistian coin
Tetradrachm (silver)
Mint: Ashkelon, mid-5th century BCE
Diam: 26 mm; Weight: 16.88 gr, Axis: 12
Purchase, Abraham Bromberg Fund
Accession number: 98.113.15279
 
 
Obverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing a helmet adorned by two wejdat eyes
Reverse: Owl with spread wings standing to front; Olive branch in upper left, Inscription: AΘΕ in upper right


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir