Tetradrachm of Athens with head of Athena
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1053.
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 17.10 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Head of Athena in Attic helmet, plain, but zigzag ornament on crest, and with earrings. Hair represented by dots.
Reverse: In incuse square owl to right, head facing.
At left, olive branch; at right, inscription in Greek.
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. 809); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund