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Lot 1070

Estimate: 25'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 20'000 CHF Price realized: 21'000 CHF
Greek Coins
Attica, Athens. Tetradrachm circa 467/466 or 463/462 BC, AR 17.18 g.
Description Head of Athena r. wearing crested Attic helmet. Rev. AQE Owl standing r. with closed wings, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind. All within incuse square. References
Svoronos pl. 8, 19
Seltman 423
Starr 69 Condition
One of the finest tetradrachms in existence from the series of the decadrachm. Struck on a very broad flan in high relief, old cabinet tone and good extremely fine Provenance
Peus sale 349, 1996, 92
Triton sale I, 1997, 492
Freeman and Sear Manhattan sale I, 2010, 62
Goldberg sale 60, 2010, 2317

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