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    ATTICA, ATHENS, SILVER TETRADRACHM

    ATTICA, ATHENS, SILVER TETRADRACHM

    $1,700 (approx conversion from £1250)

    Item details

    Ancient Greece, Attica, Athens Circa 454-404 BC. 
    Silver Tetradrachm
    Obverse: Head of Athena right, with frontal eye, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl
    Reverse: Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent to left, AΘE to right; all within incuse square. 
    Kroll 8; SNG Copenhagen 31; SNG München 49; Dewing 1611–22; Gulbenkian 519–21. 
    17.2 grams, 29 mm x 26 mm
    A very nice example with iridescent tone, showing a good detailed portrait and reverse, a slight die flaw on the owls wing, however still a very pleasing coin, extremely fine. 

    Code
    10505
    Period
    Iron Age, Ancient, Bronze Age

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