Drachm of Athens with head of Athena
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1076.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.24 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.
(Rust at the bottom).
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund