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Tetradrachm of Athens with head of Athena

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Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena to right. Reverse: Owl and olive spray. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

Acquired by MFA in 1932 from an unknown source; accessioned March 4, 1932

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Greek, Classical Period, 480–431 B.C.

Mint

Athens, Attica

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 17.10 gm.

Accession Number

32.542

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins