Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Athena

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

about 490 BC

Artist:

Greek, minted in Athens

About this artwork

Obverse: Head of Athena to right
Reverse: Owl, olive branch, crescent

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Greek

Title

Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Athena

Origin

Athens

Date

490 BC

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: Α Θ Ε

Dimensions

Diam. 2.4 cm; 17.09 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1130

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