Greece (ancient) - Attique, Athènes. Drachme (AR), 454-404 AC - Silver

Greece (ancient) - Attique, Athènes. Drachme (AR), 454-404 AC - Silver

Obverse: anepigraphic.
Head of Athena facing right, wearing an emblazoned Athenian helmet decorated with three olive leaves and a palmette with necklace and earrings.

Reverse: owl standing to the right, head seen from the front; behind, an olive tree and a crescent
Inscription on the reverse: AQE.

Rare, thick and heavy.

Name of mint/city: Athens, Attica.
Weight: 3.92 g.
Diameter: 14-15 mm.

Publication references: BMC.71 -- Sv.29 pl. 17 - Delepierre1446 - GC.2527 (125£) - Starr- - HGCS. 4/1631 - Flament- groupe I-III - Cop.41.

Small metal defect on the reverse.
Lovely dark-coloured and brown patina.

Lot details
Greece (ancient)
Attique, Athènes. Drachme (AR),
Year/Period and Variation
454-404 AC
Precious metals
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