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Lot 3043    SESSION 7 (9.30AM THURSDAY 30TH JULY)    Greek Silver & Bronze Coins

Estimate $600
SOLD $450

ATTICA, Athens, (166-57 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.68 g), issued 150-149 B.C., (Thompson date) but probably 118-7 B.C. (revised chronology), obv. head of Athena Parthenos to right wearing triple-crested Athenian helmet, ornamented with Pegasus, rev. owl standing to right, head facing, in erect posture, on prostrate amphora, two torches to right, I on amphora, legend across **A QE, to left **[A]MM/ WNI/ OS/ [B]YTT/ [A]KOS*, to right **KAL/LIAS, SO below, all within wreath, (cf.S.2555, Thompson 592a [same dies, Pl.61]). Slightly off centred reverse, otherwise good very fine and rare.

Ex Freeman & Sear, 10th September 2002.

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