Diobol of Athens with head of Athena
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1094.
Diameter: 12 mm. Weight: 1.33 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena in crested Athenian helmet to right; earring and necklace.
Eye in profile.
Reverse: In incuse square two owls facing with one head full front.
At left, olive spray.
Greek inscription in field.
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.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund