Estimate: 8500 CHF
ATTICA. Athens. Circa 510-500/490 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.65 g, 8 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet, with an undecorated bowl, and a disc earring. Rev. ΑΘΕ (with a dot-centered theta) Heavy-bodied owl standing to right, head facing; behind, at the upper left, large olive sprig with two leaves and a fruit; all within incuse square. Cf. Seltman Group Gi and obverse A120 ff. and Svoronos pl. 6, 2. Rare. Attractive and clear with a very well-centered obverse. Minor metal faults and die breaks, otherwise, about extremely fine.