Estimate: 2250 CHF
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 449-445 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 16.96 g, 11 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet with a small and delicate palmette and three olive leaves. Rev. ΑΘΕ Owl standing to right, head facing and with a relatively long, thin, diagonal body; behind, olive spray and crescent moon. Starr -. Cf. Svoronos pl. 12, 2. Very attractively toned and of fine style. Some pitting on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.