Attica, Athens. Circa 430s-420s BC. AR Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 17.25 g, 9 h).
Obv: Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves and palmette.
Rev: AΘE Owl standing right, head facing; to left, olive sprig and crescent; all within incuse square.
Ref: Kroll 8. Svoronos, Monnaies, pls. 12-13 passim.
A lustrous piece.
Struck from a slightly worn obverse die, otherwise, virtually as struck.
- Attica, Athens
- Year/Period and Variation
- circa 430s-420s BC