Hemiobol of Athens with head of Athena

Greek
Late Archaic or Early Classical Period
490–480 B.C.


Mint: Attica, Athens

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1077.

Dimensions

Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.34 gm.

Accession Number

00.272

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Athena right, in crested Athenian helmet with olive leaves.
Reverse: Owl standing right, head facing.
Olive leaf in field at left.
Inscription in Greek at right.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund