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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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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.


Athens, Attica

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 8.52 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins