University of Calgary
UofC Navigation
Skip navigation
Media File
Title: tetradrachm
Date: 485-480 BCE
Object Name: coin
Classification: Greek
Credit Line: Collection of Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary. Purchased through the Spencer Stevens Numismatics Fund.
Issuing Authorities:
Athens
Culture(s):
Greek
Mint: Athens
Medium: silver AR
Dimensions: Coin: 0.04 lb., 5/16 in. (17.14 g, 7.9 mm)
Subject/Image: Obverse: Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet
Subject/Image: Reverse: owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig behind, within incuse square
Description: Test cut on obverse with corresponding crack and flatness on reverse. Near VF
Accession Number: NG.2021.031.000