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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Greek
Title:Tetradrachm
Date Made:Classical Period; 460-420 BCE
Type:Coin/Numismatic
Materials:Silver
Place Made:Greece; Athens
Measurements:22mm; 17.122g
Accession Number:  MH 2000.1.11.INV
Credit Line:Source and date of acquisition unknown
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Obverse: Head of Athena, facing right. She is wearing earrings and her helmet is adorned wtih olive leaves
Reverse: Owl with body facing right and head facing forward. Above and to the left is an olive branch with a crescent; AΘE

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; numismatics

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