Silver Coin, Cilicia

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British Museum
Great Russell Street London England WC1B GB

Museum Description: “Silver coin.(obverse) Head of Athena right, wearing earring and crested helmet decorated with olive-leaves. (reverse) Owl within incuse square, right; to left, olive-spray and crescent.” Period: 5 th century B.C., Minted in: Athens, Greece; Excavated/Findspot: Cilicia (Anatolia, Modern Turkey). British Museum is closed 24, 25 and 26 December and 1 January, but is open every other day of the year. Fast facts about the British Museum: Founded: 1753, Collection size: 8 million objects, Oldest object in the collection: Stone chopping tool (nearly 2 million years old).

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