Tetradrachm of Athens with head of Athena
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1052.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 17.19 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Archaic head of Athena in an Attic helmet, profile to right.
Hair combed down over the forehead.
Reverse: Owl to right.
Behind, olive spray.
Greek inscription at right..
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund