Silver Athenian Tetradrachm

  • Silver Athenian Tetradrachm

Silver Athenian Tetradrachm

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Description

Silver tetradrachm weighing 17.16 grams issued in the second half of the 5th century BC in Attica depicting the head of Athena wearing a crested helmet ornamented with three olive leaves along the front edge and on the obverse a standing owl with olive sprig and lunar crescent in upper left field.

Coin measuring just over 1” across. Pendant hanging just under 2” from chain (not included).

Personally inspected and authenticated by numismatist David R. Sear. This coin comes with a certificate of authenticity with grading from the Ancient Certificate Service (A.C.C.S.).