Attica, Athens AR Tetradrachm, VF+, earlier transitional issue, 465 - 454 B.C.E.

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ATTICA, ATHENS AR TETRADRACHM

Starr Group V.B, HGC 4, 1596, Very Fine+, 22.8mm, 17.12 grams, Struck Circa. 465 - 454 B.C.E.

Obverse: Head of Athena to right with frontal eye, wearing crested Attic helmet, decorated with three olive leaves and a spiral palmette on the bowl

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

Nice example of a SCARCER early transitional issue!