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Lot 1776    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Greek Silver & Bronze

Estimate $400

ATTICA, Athens, (166-57 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.175 grams), issued 124-123 B.C., (Thompson date) but probably 92-91 B.C. (revised chronology), obv. head of Athena Parthenos to right wearing triple-crested Athenian helmet, ornamented with Pegasus, rev. owl standing to right, head facing, in erect posture, on prostrate amphora, trident behind dolphin to right, legend across **A QE, to left **XE NO KLHS, ARMO XEN OS*, all within wreath, (cf.S.2555, cf.Thompson 1066-1105, SNG Cop. 208). Off centred on the obverse, otherwise extremely fine and rare.

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