3/8 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. 1095.

Dimensions

Diameter: 6 mm. Weight: 0.25 gm.

Accession Number

04.840

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena to right in crested Athenian helmet.
Reverse: In incuse square a kalathos.
At left, Greek inscription.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund