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3/4 obol of Athens with head of Athena

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Obverse: Head of Athena of same type as 00.274 (now deaccessioned). Reverse: Greek inscription within three crescents. (see media screen for inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 393–300 B.C.

Mint

Athens, Attica

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1098.

Dimensions

Diameter: 7 mm. Weight: 0.50 gm.

Accession Number

00.276

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins