ATHENS SILVER TETRADRACHM – BEAUTIFULLY CENTERED CLASSICAL PERIOD ISSUE – XF NGC GRADED GREEK ATTICA COIN (Inv. 17452)
ATTICA. ATHENS. Ca. 440-404 BC.
Silver tetradrachm, 17.10 g, 27 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 CNG 76, 9//2007, lot 468
NGC graded XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, struck on a broad planchet , slightly oval planchet, with exceptional centering that allows for a nearly full crest, and perfectly centered owl.