Hemiobol of Athens with head of Athena

Greek
Classical Period
480–450 B.C. and later


Mint: Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1084.

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.35 gm.

Accession Number

04.838

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena to right in crested Athenian helmet decorated with three leaves, and floral spray. Hair in straight lines on forehead.
Reverse: In incuse square owl to right head facing.
At left, olive spray.
At right, inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 848); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund