Athens, ca. 147 to 146 BC. Silver new style tetradrachm. super eye-appeal.

Ancient Coins - Athens, ca. 147 to 146 BC. Silver new style tetradrachm.  super eye-appeal.
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Denomination : Silver tetradrachm.

Date : ca. 147 to 146 BC.

Size : 28.1 x 30.8 mm.  Weight : 16.46 grams.

Reference : Sear-2555 variety.  Thompson-629 variety.

Grade : aXF with very attractive old collection toning. Nicer than the image suggests. 
There are a couple of minor marks including a small hit on the laurel leaf to the upper right of the own, tiny scrape on the cheek.

Obverse : Head of Athena right.

Reverse : Owl standing right, with head forward, on an amphora, with a cluster of grapes to the right.  AQE flanks the owls neck, with two names to the left of the owl MHTRODWROS and ANTIFONHS with MILTIADHS to the right.  There is an A on the amphora, and PG below.

Price SKU: vcoin3938
US$ 1,095.00
  • € 970.31
  • £ 871.68
  • AUD 1,528.54
  • CHF 1,091.99
  • CAD 1,464.69

Rates for: 12/14/18

Ships from: Canada
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