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    Starr Group III Owl

    ATTICA. Athens. Ca. 475-465 BC. AR tetradrachm (24mm, 17.28 gm, 9h). NGC AU ★ 5/5 - 4/5. Head of Athena right with frontal eye and 'archaic smile', hair drawn in wavy line across forehead, wearing Attic helmet ornamented with three laurel leaves and vine scroll, earring and pearl necklace / AΘE, owl standing right, head facing, olive sprig and small crescent moon behind, all within deep incuse square. Star Group III. HGC 4, 1594. Svoronos Plate 9. Rare, particularly so in high grade! Bright surfaces and amazing high-relief obverse and incredibly deep incuse reverse.

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    August, 2018
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