Coin of Athens with bust of Athena
2nd century A.D.
Mint: Achaea: Attica, Athens
Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 6.30 gm. Die Axis: 10
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Helmeted bust of Athena right, wearing ageis.
Reverse: Agonistic table on which owl right, statue of Athena left and wreath.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour