Tetradrachm of Athens with head of Athena
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1066.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 17.20 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena, right.
Reverse: Owl to right, head facing slightly to left.
At left, crescent and twig with leaves and berry.
At right, inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund