|Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 611. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008.
Sold For $1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 510-500/490 BC. AR Obol (0.57 g, 2h). Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl standing left, head facing; olive-spray behind; all within incuse square. Seltman group H, p. 192, pl. XXII, ν (same dies); Svoronos, Monnaies
pl. 2, 57-8 and pl. 7, 60; SNG Copenhagen -; BMC -. Near VF, toned, a little porous. Rare archaic period fraction, especially with left-facing owl.