Greece – Attica – Owl

454-404 BC , Ancient Greek Coins

Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right, with frontal eye.

The Inscription reads: 

 
 

Reverse: AΘE – Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent to left; all within incuse square.

The Inscription reads: “ΑΘΕ” is an abbreviation of “ΑΘΗΝΑΙΩΝ”, which means “of the Athenians”

 

  • Athens
  • Featured, Tetradracham
  • Silver
  • 17.18gr
  • 24mm
  • Kroll 8; HGC 4, 1597

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