A wonderful early tetradrachm from Athens
Lot 84
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 475-465 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.17 g, 7 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves and palmette. Rev. ΑΘE Owl standing right, head facing; to left, olive sprig and crescent; all within incuse square. Starr Group II.B. Svoronos pl. 8, 18. A perfectly centered and wonderful piece struck on a very broad flan. Some minor metal problems on the obverse and with a small edge crack, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.


From a European collection, formed before 2005.
Estimate:
2000 CHF
Starting price:
1600 CHF
Hammer price:
5750 CHF
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Closing time: 27-Oct-19, 06:00:00 CET
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