ATHENS SILVER OWL TETRADRACHM – SPLENDID SPECIMEN EX SALTON FAMILY COLLECTION – CHOICE AU NGC GRADED GREEK ATTICA COIN (Inv. 17485)
ATTICA. ATHENS. Ca. 440-404 BC.
Silver tetradrachm, 17.19 g, 24 mm.
Obv. Helmeted head of Athena right. Rev. ΑΘΕ, owl standing right, head facing, olive sprig and crescent in left field, all within incuse square.
Kroll, 8; SNG Copenhagen, 31-40; Dewing, 1591-1598; HGC 4, 1597.
Ex Salton Family Collection, likely acquired sometime in the 1950s-1960s while Mr. Salton owned a numismatic dealership in New York.
NGC graded CHOICE AU, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, a superb example with attractive light gray toning with a glossy sheen.
PUBLISHED: Vilmar Numismatics FPL III, no. 52.
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