Hemidrachm of Athens with head of Athena, struck under Mikia[...] and Theophra[...]

Greek
Hellenistic Period
196–166 B.C.


Mint: Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1102.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.00 gm.

Accession Number

00.279

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena to right, of late style, with griffin (?) on the helmet. Border of dots.
Reverse: Within a wreath of wheat, an owl to right, head full-front, and Greek inscription.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund