Obol of Athens with head of Athena
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1054.
Diameter: 8 mm. Weight: 0.62 gm.
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Head of Athena of archaic style, hair falling in straight lines with curls at the end.
Reverse: Owl standing right, head facing front.
Three olive leaves behind owl.
Inscription in Greek.
All within incuse square.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund