Hemidrachm of Athens with head of Athena

Greek
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
393–300 B.C.


Mint: Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1097.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.05 gm.

Accession Number

18.681

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena right, eye in profile wearing round earring and close-fitting crested helmet, the front adorned with three upright olive leaves, the back with floral ornament.
Reverse: Owl facing, wings closed; on either side an olive branch.
Inscription in Greek.

Credit Line

Source unidentified