Tetradrachm of Athens with head of Athena
Mint: Attica, Athens
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1045.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 17.11 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Archaic head of Athena in Attic helmet, profile to right. Hair falls in curls on forehead. Dots on helmet.
Reverse: Owl to right. Olive branch in field.
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