||M OPEL ANTONINVS DIADV C|
||Bare-headed draped and cuirassed bust right|
||Marcus Opellius Antonius Diadumenianus, Caesar |
||COL FL PAC DEVLT||Rev. Desc.
||Athena, helmeted, standing holding spear and shield in left hand and resting on olive tree-trunk with coiling serpent (Erichthonios) around it with right hand
||Colonia Flavia Pacensis Deultum - Honouring Athena, guardian of the Greek cities
||Collection; Moushmov 3563; SNG Cop. Vol.6, 536; SNG Bulgaria 189;
||Athena was one of the twelve main gods of ancient Greece and is, obviously, the chief goddess of Athens, thanks to her gift of olive trees. Her attributes include the Aegis, spear, pomegranate, owl, staff and helmet.