Collection: Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Context: Athens
Material: Silver
Denomination: Tetradrachm
Actual Weight: 16.447
Die Axis: 330 degrees
Date: ca. 98 BC - ca. 97 BC
Region: Attica
Period: Hellenistic

Obverse Type: Owl, profile to the right, perched on amphora; in right field, Gorgon's head; around, olive wreath.

Date Description:

Issue 67 of the New Style coinage of Athens or 98/97 BC following Mørkholm 1984b, but see most recently Mattingly 1990.