Attica. Athens - New Style Coinage, ca. 165-42 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.8g), ca. 159/8 BC.
Obverse: Head of Athena facing right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet ornamented with long tendrils and tiny pegasos, five hippocamps at brow; border of dots. Reverse: within olive wreath, owl standing right on amphora, wings closed, head facing; monograms to left and right; on right, horizontal club. Extremely fine, well centered, slight planchet flaws on reverse. Nice style for these normally less elegant issues. Rare.
Ex: Joel D. Coen, 1990.
C Property from the Estate of Oliver T. Banks
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