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Ancient Greek Coins - Athens - Owl Hemidrachm

350-295/297-255 BC

Obv: head of Athena right, eye in profile, wearing Corinthian helmet. Rev: A-Q-E anti-clockwise from top, owl standing facing, with tufted head and large eyes, wings closed, beneath two laurel branches. 2.06 grams. Very fine.

Provenance
Property of a Hertfordshire, UK gentleman; acquired UK coin market.

Published
See Wildwinds.com (this coin).

Literature
Kroll Agora 19; Svoronos pl. 21,46.

Footnotes
Kroll dates this issue to 297-255 BC and Svoronos to 297-255 BC.