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Athens Greece Silver Coin // Athena & Owl // 454-404 BC

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Attica, Athens, ancient Greece. Circa 454-404 BC. Large silver tetradrachm. Helmeted head of Athena right, with frontal eye / Owl standing right, head facing; above and behind, olive sprig and crescent; ΑΘΕ, all within incuse square, small ancient banker's mark. Near-EF, lightly toned. These coins funded the building of the Acropolis and Parthenon in Athens, as well as funding the Peloponnesian War (431 - 404 BC) between Athens and Sparta.

Product Details
  • Measurements
    .9375"L x .9375"W x .25"H
  • OriginGreece

— Ex Classical Numismatic Group (CNG)
— Total Weight: 17.20 g
— Coin Measures 22mm
— Ref: Kroll 8; HGC 4, 1597

— This piece is accompanied by a hand-signed certificate of authenticity which includes all the details, culture, dating, motifs/inscriptions when applicable, historical relevance, & provenance.

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    — Canada, USA
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    2-3 weeks
  • Return Policy
    Final sale, not eligible for return or cancellation