Attica. Athens 459-449 BC. Struck during the period of Cimon's exile and until his death
24 mm., 17,18 g.
Head of Athena with profile eye to right, wearing disc earring, and a crested Attic helmet adorned with three olive leaves and a pi-style palmette / ΑΘΕ, owl standing to right, head facing the viewer, tail feathers composed of three separate feathers, olive sprig with berry and crescent moon in upper left field, all within incuse square.
good very fine, test cut on obverse
J.N.Svoronos, Les monnaies d'Athènes, pl. 9, 7-12; Starr Group V. B.
This transitional style issued just after the Dekadrachms.
|Price realized||750 EUR 1 bid|
|Starting price||750 EUR|