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    Rare Full Helmet Crest

    ATTICA. Athens. Ca. 440-404 BC. AR tetradrachm (24mm, 17.21 gm, 4h). NGC MS ★ 5/5 - 5/5, Full Crest. Mid-mass coinage issue. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet ornamented with three laurel leaves and vine scroll / AΘE, owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent moon behind, all within incuse square. HGC 4, 1597. SNG Copenhagen 31-40. Kroll 8. Magnificent flan, allowing for the extremely rare opportunity of Athena's full helmet crest to be present and further enhanced with a superb strike and state of preservation. Fittingly awarded the extremely rare NGC designation of "Full Crest" and certain to entice spirited bidding from those who wish to have one of the best of this always popular issue.

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    August, 2018
    17th Friday
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