3/4 obol of Athens with head of Athena

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
393–300 B.C.


Mint: Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1098.

Dimensions

Diameter: 7 mm. Weight: 0.50 gm.

Accession Number

00.276

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena of same type as 00.274 (now deaccessioned).
Reverse: Greek inscription within three crescents.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund