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587350.

ATTICA, Athens. Circa 165-42 BC. AR Tetradrachm (31mm, 16.71 g, 11h). New Style coinage. Timarchos, Nikago–, and Menan–, magistrates. Struck 134/3 BC. Head of Athena Parthenos right, wearing single-pendant earring, necklace, and triple-crested Attic helmet decorated with the protomes of four horses above the visor, Pegasos in flight rightward above the raised earpiece, and a curvilinear ornament on the shell / Owl standing right, head facing, on amphora; AΘE above TIM-APXOY/NIKAΓO/MENAN (magistrates’ names) in four lines across field, anchor and star to left, E on amphora, ME below; all within wreath. Thompson 364b var. (letter on amphora; same obv. die); HGC 4, 1602. Lightly toned, minor marks and deposits, typical die break at edge on obverse. Good VF.


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