Obol of Tegea with head of Athena

Greek
Classical Period
470–431 B.C.


Mint: Arkadia (Peloponnesos), Tegea

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1272.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.90 gm.

Accession Number

01.5508

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena to left, with no helmet, wearing olive wreath and plain necklace. Hair in queue behind.
Reverse: Large T.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund