Attica. Athens circa 455-440 BC.
Head of Athena with profile eye to right, wearing disc earring, pearl necklace and a crested Attic helmet adorned with three olive leaves and a pi-style palmette / ΑΘΕ, owl standing to right, head facing the viewer, olive sprig with berry and crescent moon in upper left field, all within incuse square.
extremely fine, lightly toned, well centered and nicely struck from high relief dies
HGC 4, 1597; SNG Copenhagen 32.
|Price realized||3'600 GBP 3 bids|
|Starting price||1'500 GBP|