Tetradrachm of Athens with Gorgoneion
about 525–515 B.C.
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1024.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 16.87 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Gorgoneion, jaws open and tongue protruding.
Reverse: Within incuse square head of panther full front, and forepaws facing.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 798); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund