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GREEK, ATTICA, Athens AR "New Style" Tetradrachm
ATTICA, Athens. Circa 168/5-50 BC. AR New Style Tetradrachm (30mm, 16.74 gm). Struck circa 136/5 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / A-QE, owl standing right on amphora; magistrates MI-KI and QEO-FRA; Nike in quadriga right in right field, M on amphora, SW below amphora; all within wreath. Cf. Thompson 315-323 (unlisted dies). EF, lightly toned.

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Date added:Dec 14, 2004
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Jochen  [Dec 14, 2004 at 12:31 PM]
Superb! Look at the helmet, great art!
Noah  [Apr 09, 2006 at 11:16 PM]
I also collect helmet reproductions. Jochen is right, this is wonderful artistic skill at work.
IceBlueNi  [Oct 10, 2009 at 06:03 PM]
Love this coin. Great detail.
Nikos K  [Jan 10, 2010 at 06:46 PM]
This is a GREAT coin
*Alex  [Jun 05, 2011 at 07:12 AM]
Tremendous detail. Indeed a great coin.
cicerokid  [Jun 07, 2011 at 09:35 AM]
a top quality 2 magistrate end of late period New Style tetradrachm
robertpe  [Oct 29, 2011 at 05:47 PM]
Awesome. The details on the helmet and plume really stand out.
Lloyd T  [Nov 27, 2011 at 05:58 AM]
Stunning example.