Ancient Greek silver coin

On display

Details

  • Title

    Ancient Greek silver coin

  • Associated place

    Athens (mint)
  • Date

    2nd half of the 5th century BC
  • Material and technique

    silver, struck

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Denomination

    4 Drachms (Tetradrachm)

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    27 mm (diameter)
    16.94 g (weight)
    3 o'clock (die-axis)
  • Inscription/mark

    ΑΘΕ

  • Design

    Head of Athena, wearing Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves and spiral palmette, right (obverse)


    Owl, standing right, head facing; to left, olive spray and crescent (reverse)

  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by E. S. G. Robinson, 1964.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 16 | The Greek World
  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.

    HCR5129

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