ATHENS SILVER TETRADRACHM – SUPERB ISSUE OF THE GOLDEN AGE OF ATHENS – CHOICE AU NGC GRADED GREEK ATTICA COIN (Inv. 8689)
ATTICA. ATHENS. Ca. 460-440 BC.
Silver AR Tetradrachm, 17.13 g., 25 mm.
Obv. Helmeted head of Athena right.
Rev. Owl standing to right, olive sprig and crescent behind, all within incuse square.
Kroll 8; SNG Copenhagen 31; Dewing 1591-1598.
NGC graded CHOICE AU, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5,or exceptional quality, well struck on a generous planchet with lots of helmet crest showing. A wonderful specimen from the height of the Classical Period in Athens.