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Athens Tetradrachm Athena and Owl eastern
Athens. 4th Century B.C.. Eastern style Athenian tetradrachm. (16.7 g, 21x25.4mm, 9h). Obverse: Head of Athena right, eye in profile. Reverse: Owl standing right, head facing , to right AO[E], olive twig and crescent, all within incuse square. Crack on obverse at 3 o'clock, two test cuts on reverse. Ex Amphora.

Van Alfen, AJN, 16-17, 57, this coin. Style Group II. The "A" of the ethnic on the reverse is missing a portion of one leg, giving it the appearance of a backwards "P."
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Steve E  [Jun 23, 2011 at 04:37 PM]
Nice portrait of Athena! I really want a published coin
Randygeki(h2)  [Jun 24, 2011 at 07:41 AM]
Nice!
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