Drachm of Athens with head of Athena
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1064.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.28 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena right, wearing necklace and crested Athenian helmet with upright olive leaves.
Reverse: Owl standing right, head facing.
At left: olive twig with two leaves and a berry.
At right: inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund