Attica, Athens, ‘New Style’ Tetradrachm

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Attica, Athens. Silver Tetradrachm, 139/8 BC, ‘New Style’ coinage, Herakleides, Eukles and Euboulos, magistrates. Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena facing right. Reverse: A – ΘE / HPA – KΛEI /…
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Description

Attica, Athens.

Silver Tetradrachm, 139/8 BC, ‘New Style’ coinage, Herakleides, Eukles and Euboulos, magistrates.

Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena facing right.
Reverse: A – ΘE / HPA – KΛEI / ΔHΣ / EYK / ΛHΣ / ΣΩΣ / ΙΚΡ.
Owl standing right on amphora, head facing. In right field, Tyche standing left with cornucopia and amphora.

(Thompson 786-93; HGC 4, 1602).

Good Very Fine.

16.46g.

Ex. Christie’s (14/07/1987) Lot #40.

Specification

Period139 - 138 BC
Date139/8 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Athens

Country

Mainland Greece and the Islands

Coin House

Attica

Metal

Silver

ReferencesThompson 786-93; HGC 4, 1602
Weight16.46 g

Provenance

Ex. Christie's (14/07/1987) Lot #40.

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