Tetradrachm of Athens with head of Athena
480–450 B.C. and later
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1079.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 16.98 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing crested helmet.
Reverse: Owl standing right, head facing front.
At left, olive-branch.
Inscription in Greek at right.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 1908: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund