Attica, Athens, c. 454-404 BC, Tetradrachm, Eastern imitation
Attica, Athens, c. 454-404 BC, Tetradrachm, Eastern imitation, 17.04g, 26mm. Helmeted head of Athena right; Phoenician letter on cheek / Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind; all within incuse square. P.G. van Alfen, "The 'Owls' from the 1989 Syria Hoard with a review of Pre-Macedonian Coinage in Egypt," AJN 14 (2002), pl. 10, 1-2. Very fine, countermark on obv. with Phoenician letter.