Coin of Athens with head of Athena

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 330–322 B.C.


Mint: Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.5 mm. Weight: 2.63 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.738

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena right.
Reverse: Within olive wreath, two owls facing, on thunderbolt.
Inscription in Greek below.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour