Hemidrachm of Athens with head of Athena
Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1097.
Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.05 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena right, eye in profile wearing round earring and close-fitting crested helmet, the front adorned with three upright olive leaves, the back with floral ornament.
Reverse: Owl facing, wings closed; on either side an olive branch.
Inscription in Greek.