Athens, ca. 449-413 BC. Silver tetradrachm.

Ancient Coins - Athens, ca. 449-413 BC. Silver tetradrachm.
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Denomination : Silver tetradrachm.

Date : The traditionally accepted dates for this style is 449 to 413 BC, but I believe thei were probably minted down to at least 407 BC (the probably date the plated coins of this style were first issued).

Size : 22.8 x 24.6 mm.  Weight : 17.14 grams.

Reference : Sear-2526.

Grade : gVF and well-centred (only minor crest, but all of the body of the helmet is visible).  Lightly toned and a very attractive example.

Obverse : Head of Athena right. 

Reverse : Owl standing right, with an olive sprig and crescent moon over its shoulder, with a AQE to the right.

Provenance : ex Darcy Phalen collection.

Price SKU: vcoin4749
US$ 1,750.00
  • € 1,525.72
  • £ 1,342.94
  • AUD 2,451.07
  • CHF 1,742.52
  • CAD 2,280.49

Rates for: 10/19/18

Ships from: Canada
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