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Triton XXI, Lot: 422. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ATTICA, Athens. Circa 454-404 BC. AR Tetradrachm (22mm, 17.05 g, 2h). Head of Athena right, wearing earring, necklace with pendants, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl / Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent to left, AΘE to right; all within incuse square. Kroll 8; HGC 4, 1597; HGC 4, 1597; SNG Copenhagen 31; SNG München 49; Dewing 1591–7; Gulbenkian 519–21; Kraay & Hirmer 362. Near EF, toned, tiny die break and a couple light marks under tone on obverse.


From the J. L. Gomer Collection. Ex Triton XVII (7 January 2014), lot 216; Classical Numismatic Group 69 (8 June 2005), lot 305.