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Stater of Athens with head of Athena

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Obverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing Attic helmet, with three upright olive-leaves on front ridge, and floral-scroll on the back. Reverse: Owl to right, head full-front. Crescent and olive spray, with two leaves, behind. In field right a kalathos. [inscription]. (see media screen for...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 296–295 B.C.

Mint

Athens, Attica

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1099.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 8.52 gm.

Accession Number

00.273

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins