Collection: Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Context: Athens
Material: Silver
Denomination: Tetradrachm
Actual Weight: 17.195
Die Axis: 180 degrees
Date: ca. 450 BC - ca. 420 BC
Region: Attica
Period: Classical

Obverse Type: Owl, profile to the right; in left field, olive sprig and crescent.

Date Description:

After Starr's Group 5 (see chapter 4 of Starr 1970), part of the massive issues of tetradrachms that began around the middle of the fifth century BC and continued through the third quarter of the century.