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Athens, Attica

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Attica, Athens, pedigreed hemiobol

AR Hemiobol, 0.34g. 7mm. c.450-430 B.C. Head of Athena to right wearing crested helmet.  Rev. Owl; olive sprig to left.  Svoronos Pl. XIII, 42. SNG COP 61; some small bits of encrustation on obv.   Toned and with a nearly perfectly centered and well struck obverse in high relief; an exceptional example for this denomination. 

Provenance/Pedigree:
Ex: Swiss Credit Corp, Basel, Auction 17, January 277, 1987, lot 42
Ex: Harold Salvesen collection

 

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Extremely Fine/good Very Fine $2,750.00
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Attica, Athens

AR Tetradrachm, 17.17g. 25mm.  c.454-404 B.C. Head of Athena to right wearing crested helmet decorated with olive leaves.  Rev. Owl standing to right; olve sprig and crescent moon behind.  SNG COP 33ff.  Ancient banker's counterstamp in the form of a crescent in the obverse field. Lovely old collection toning.

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Extremely Fine $950.00

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