Stater of Athens with head of Athena
Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1099.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 8.52 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing Attic helmet, with three upright olive-leaves on front ridge, and floral-scroll on the back.
Reverse: Owl to right, head full-front.
Crescent and olive spray, with two leaves, behind.
In field right a kalathos.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund