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. 1271.

Dimensions

Diameter: 10 mm. Weight: 0.93 gm.

Accession Number

04.909

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena Alea in olive wreath to right with necklace; hair in large queue behind.
Reverse: In incuse square large T.

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. 958); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund