Drachm of Athens with head of Athena
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1074.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.19 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing necklace of beads and crested helmet with upright olive leaves.
Reverse: Owl standing to right, head facing.
At upper left: Olive twig with two long leaves and berry downwards.
At right: Inscription in Greek.
All in deeply incuse square.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund