Ancient History Encyclopedia has a new name!

We are now World History Encyclopedia to better reflect the breadth of our non-profit organization's mission. Learn More

Athenian Silver Tetradrachm


Mark Cartwright
published on 21 August 2012
Send to Google Classroom:

Silver tetradrachm from Athens, 479-454 BCE. O: Head of Athena. R: Owl and olive branch.

Remove Ads


About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2012, August 21). Athenian Silver Tetradrachm. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Athenian Silver Tetradrachm." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 21, 2012.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Athenian Silver Tetradrachm." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 21 Aug 2012. Web. 11 Apr 2021.

Remove Ads


Support Us

We are a non-profit organization.

Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. Please support World History Encyclopedia Foundation. Thank you!