Tetradrachm of Athens with head of Athena

Greek
Classical Period
480–431 B.C.


Mint: Attica, Athens

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 17.10 gm.

Accession Number

32.542

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena to right.
Reverse: Owl and olive spray.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

Acquired by MFA in 1932 from an unknown source; accessioned March 4, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified