ATHENS NEW STYLE DRACHM – THOMPSON PUBLISHED AND ILLUSTRATED EARLY ISSUE – VF NGC GRADED GREEK ATTICA COIN (Inv. 15897)
Silver New Style Drachm, 4.01 g, 20 mm, struck ca. 148-138 BC
Obv. Helmeted head of Athena right, within dotted circle.
Rev. Owl standing on amphora, Σ in left field, grain stalk in right field, all within wreath.
Thompson, New Style Coinage of Athens, 146c (this coin, listed and illustrated).
Ex Wilkinson Collection, Malter 11/15/1992), 522 but referenced much earlier in Thompson’s volume.
NGC graded VF, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, “edge marks”, the prestigious provenance listed on label.