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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Greece| > |Athens| > SH66390
Athens, Attica, Greece, c. 353 - 350 B.C., Pi-Style II Tetradrachm
|Athens|, |Athens,| |Attica,| |Greece,| |c.| |353| |-| |350| |B.C.,| |Pi-Style| |II| |Tetradrachm|, This coin is from the hoard containing at least 76 Athenian-type owls, both Athenian issues and Egyptian and Levantine imitations, and two silver "dumps" cataloged and discussed by Peter G. van Alfen, in "A New Athenian "Owl" and Bullion Hoard from the Near East" in AJN 16-17 (2004-05), pp. 47-61, and pl. 6-13. The hoard is rumored to have come from the western coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
SH66390. Silver tetradrachm, Van Alfen New p. 53 and pl. 7, 17 (this coin); Kroll Pi-Style p. 243, fig. 6; Svoronos Athens pl. 20, 13; SNG Delepierre 1475 ff.; SNG Munchen 91 ff., F, one cut on the obverse, two cuts on the reverse, Athens mint, weight 17.024g, maximum diameter 21.2mm, die axis 270o, c. 353 - 294 B.C.; obverse head of Athena right with eye seen in true profile, wearing crested helmet ornamented with three olive leaves and floral scroll; reverse owl standing right, head facing, to right AΘE in large lettering, to left olive sprig and crescent; Van Alfen New plate coin ; SOLD











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