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Triton XXII, Lot: 214. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $1700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ATTICA, Athens. Circa 465/2-454 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 17.21 g, 11h). Head of Athena right, with frontal eye, 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, spread tail feathers; olive sprig and crescent to left, AΘE to right; all within incuse square. Starr Group V.B (unlisted dies); Svoronos, Monnaies, pl. 10, 1–10; HGC 4, 1596; Boston MFA 1066 = Warren 821; Dewing –; Gulbenkian 517; Kraay & Hirmer 360–1; Rhousopoulos 1973. Near EF, lightly toned, with underlying luster.