KINGS of PERGAMON: Eumenes I (263-241 BCE), AR Tetradrachm. 16.76g, 29mm.
Laureate head of Philetairos right
Athena seated left on throne inscribed with an A, holding spear and supporting shield; ivy-leaf above knee; bow to right.
SNG France 1604-9.
From the Tiberius Collection.
Lovely portrait in extremely high relief.
Eumenes I, at the instigation of Ptolemy II of Egypt, revolted against Seleukid suzerainty and established Pergamon as an independent kingdom.
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