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Lot 1068

Estimate: 15'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 12'000 CHF Price realized: 28'000 CHF
Greek Coins
Attica, Athens. Tetradrachm circa 500/490-485/0 BC, AR 17.11 g.
Description Head of Athena r. wearing crested Attic helmet. Rev. AQE Owl standing r. with closed wings, head facing; olive sprig behind. All within incuse square. References
Svoronos pl. 4, cf. 34
Seltman, group Gi, cf. 175-178
Asyut, group IV Condition
Very rare. A very unusual and attractive portrait of late Archaic style, light iridescent tone and extremely fine Provenance
Hess-Divo sale 329, 2015, 72

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