Tetradrachm of Athens with head of Athena
Late 5th century B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis; Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1090.
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 16.65 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena, profile to right (round hole has been bored in the cheek).
At left, olive branch and crescent; at right, Greek inscription.
From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription