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11100142
CNG 111, Lot: 142. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $3750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ATTICA, Athens. Early 5th century BC. AR Tetradrachm (21mm, 17.25 g, 4h). Contemporary imitation. Head of Athena right, wearing round earring and crested Attic helmet decorated with tiny spiral on the bowl (behind her ear) / Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig to left, ΔΘE to right; all within incuse square. Cf. Seltman pl. XXIII, 12 = Svoronos, Monnaies, pl. 2, 38. Good VF, toned, minor roughness. Rare archaic period imitation.