Tetradrachm of Athens with head of Athena
Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1101.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 17.06 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Like 00.274 (now deaccessioned), but more of the helmet shows, and behind the upright olive-leaves it is covered with an elaborate scroll pattern.
Reverse: Owl, crescent and olive-spray; the margins of the incuse not included.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund