Obol of Athens with head of Athena
Late Archaic Period
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1073.
Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.70 gm.
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
Obverse: Head of Athena to right.
Reverse: Owl standing right.
Olive leaf on stem with berry at left.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; October 16, 1911: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 17,291.36 (this figure is the total price for MFA 11.1756-11.1808)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund