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Lot 1772    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Greek Silver & Bronze

Estimate $1,500
SOLD $1,700

ATTICA, Athens, (449-413 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (17.190 grams), issue c.430 B.C., obv. head of Athena to right wearing ivy crested helmet, eye in profile, rev. owl standing to right, head facing, in erect posture, olive twig and crescent behind, to right, **AQE, all in incuse square, (S.2526, BMC 62, cf.Starr Pl.XXII). Toned, well centred, a superb coin, extremely fine.

Ex Spink Noble Numismatics Sale 40 (lot 2572).

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