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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1932.14
Title
Tetradrachm of Athens
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
440 BCE - 350 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Athens (Attica)
Period
Classical period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/181410
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
17.09 g
Die Axis
8
Denomination
tetradrachm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: ATHE
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
As Kroll 15
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Katharine B. Taylor
Accession Year
1932
Object Number
1932.14
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obverse: Head of Athena r. wearing helmet adorned with olive leaves.
Reverse: Owl standing r., head facing; behind, olive sprig and crescent.

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