Tetradrachm of Athens with head of Athena
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1039.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 17.07 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Small archaic head of Athena in Attic helmet, profile to right. Long nose and receding chin. Hair combed down over the forehead.
Reverse: Owl and olive twig.
Greek inscription at right.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund