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Hemidrachm of Athens with head of Athena, struck under Mikia[...] and Theophra[...]

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Obverse: Head of Athena to right, of late style, with griffin (?) on the helmet. Border of dots. Reverse: Within a wreath of wheat, an owl to right, head full-front, and Greek inscription. (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, Hellenistic Period, 196–166 B.C.

Mint

Athens, Attica

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1102.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13 mm. Weight: 2.00 gm.

Accession Number

00.279

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins