Tetradrachm of Athens with head of Athena
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1043.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 17.10 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena to right of very archaic style, wearing close-fitting, Attic helmet and round earring. Hair falls on forehead in straight lines with curled ends. Eye large, with a dot in the center.
Reverse: Owl standing to right, head full front.
Behind, a spray of olive.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund