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LOT 8085

Estimate
GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 580 - 810
USD ($) 610 - 860

Price
£450 (EUR 523; USD 553) (+bp*)

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ANCIENT GREEK COINS - ATTICA - ATHENS - OWL AR TETRADRACHM
AFTER 449 B.C.

Obv: head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves and palmette. Rev: AΘE with owl standing right, head facing; to left, olive sprig and crescent; all within incuse square. (17.17 grams.). Good extremely fine, almost as struck.

PROVENANCE:
Ex UK private collection.

LITERATURE:
SNG Copenhagen 31-35; Kroll 8. Svoronos pls. 12-13 passim; Sear 2526.