Silver Coin (Mint: Athens)
- Silver Coin (Mint: Athens)
- Cornell Coin Collection
- 490-430 BCE
- Attica, Greece
- Mint Location:
- Head of Athena right in crested Athenian helmet, on bowl of which are 3 upright olive leaves and palmette spray
hair on forehead and cheek in two loops
- AΘE : Owl standing right, head facing and tilted slightly left, body slanting
wings closed in three sections, first dotted, others feathered
to left, an olive twig with two long leaves and berry downwards
- Work Type:
- coins (money)
- silver (metal)
- Coins, Ancient
- 17.18 g
- Brett, Catalogue of Greek Coins, (1955 ed) p.143, #1066, plate 56 #1066
British Museum Catalogue of Greek Coins - Attica, Vol.11, p.6, #40.
- Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
- Collecting Program:
- Cornell Collections of Antiquities
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