ATHENS – Thiseion

Despite its name, it was not a temple dedicated to Theseus but to the god Hephaistos and the goddess Athena. Situated at the western edge of the agora, it is today the best preserved temple of ancient times. Built in 449 B.C. it housed the statues of Hephaistos and Athena sculpted by Alkamenes.It is about 32 meters long and 14 meters wide, with 6 columns at the ends and 13 at the sides. Its plans appears conventional Doric, but its cellar resembles the larger one in the Parthenon.

Release Dates

2003, 2014, 2016

Features

  • Coin Alloy Name: Alpaca 12
  • Coin Alloy Color: silver
  • Coin Diameter: 31
  • Coin Thickness: 2,25
  • Coin Edge: serrated, fine with script
  • City: ATHENS
  • Country: Greece
  • Available: yes
  • Location: ATHENS, Greece