ATTICA, Athens. AR Tetradrachm (16.62g), c. 455-445 BC.

Price

Price: US$ 2,500.00 € 2105.5
£ 1791.5
AUD 3382
CHF 2271.5
CAD 3118
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  • SKU: LWowlA
Description
Helmeted head of Athena / Owl standing, olive-sprig and crescent behind, ethnic, all within incuse square. Cf. Starr Pl. XXII, 1. good Very Fine, some light surface deposits, otherwise mostly untoned. From a local collection, and not from the large hoard of owls currently circulating in the trade.

Rare transitional variety with "single tail prong" owl of superior style with head angled slightly back, coupled with an obverse die similar to the Starr V series.

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