Eastern Imitation of an Athens style tetradrachm. 4th century BC.

Ancient Coins - Eastern Imitation of an Athens style tetradrachm.  4th century BC.
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Denomination : Silver tetradrachm.

Date : This type imitates the Athens tetradrachms struck in the 4th century BC, but the style is off and the shape of the Q is very odd.  It is probably struck somewhere farther East and/or South, but has not be identified as to the exact series it belongs to (that often cannot be defined at this time).

Size : 19.7 x 22.4 mm.  Weight : 16.67 grams.

Reference : Imitating the type of Sear-2537.

Grade : VF for the type, but test cut.

Obverse : Head of Athena right.

Reverse : Owl standing right, with an olive sprig and crescent moon over its shoulder, with AQE to the right.  TEST CUT ON THE OWL'S FACE.

Provenance : ex Darcy Phalen collection.

Price SKU: vcoin4753
US$ 145.00
  • € 117.80
  • £ 103.20
  • AUD 188.28
  • CHF 141.01
  • CAD 183.26

Rates for: 04/21/18

Ships from: Canada
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