Ancient Coins and Numismatic Books (22 June 2011)

Date of Auction: 22nd June 2011

Sold for £340

Estimate: £200 - £250

Greek coinage, Attica, Athens, Tetradrachm, c. 449-413, head of Athena right, wearing crested helmet ornamented with three olive leaves and floral scroll, rev. owl standing right, head facing to right, AΘE, olive leaf and crescent at left, all within incuse square, 16.96g/12h (SNG Copenhagen 37; Sear 2526). A few minor marks on high points, otherwise very fine