Ancient Art, Antiquities & Ancient Coins

Attica, Athens AR Tetradrachm. Circa 454-404 BC.

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Attica, Athens AR Tetradrachm. Circa 454-404 BC. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet ornamented with three olive leaves above visor and spiral palmette on bowl, round earring with central boss, and pearl necklace / Owl standing to right with head facing, olive sprig and crescent behind, ??? before; all within incuse square. Kroll 8; Dewing 1591-8; SNG Copenhagen 31; HGC 4, 1597. 17.24g, 23mm, 7h.Good Extremely Fine; highly lustrous, and featuring a tremendously detailed rev.Ex Roma Numismatics Ltd., E-Sale 102, 3 November 2022, lot 73.