Seller: fleet_pete (2,667) 100%, Location: Denver, Colorado, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 173031805542 Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Track Page Views With Auctiva's FREE Counter Athena, Goddess of Wisdom, with Chariot (biga) Coin, (# 84-S) 400-350 B.C., 24 mm, 4 g Obverse: Head of Athena Facing Right, wearing Corinthian helmet. Reverse: 2 Horse Chariot (biga) Athena is the Greek goddess of wisdom, war, the arts, industry, justice & skill. She was the favorite child of Zeus and Metis, the goddess of wisdom and Zeus' first wife. Athena and her uncle Poseidon, both loved a certain city in Greece. Both claimed the city and it was decided that one that could give the greatest gift could claim the city. Poseidon struck the side of the cliff with his trident and a spring welled up. The water however was salty as the sea and was not very useful. Athena's gift was an olive tree, she prevailed since the olive tree provided food, oil and wood. Athena named her city Athens. These are NOT ANCIENT COINS. They are made of the highest quality, Lead & Nickel Free Pewter and plated in real Gold or Antique Silver Finish. They are accurately detailed and have been molded from Museum Quality Reproductions.