Greek Silver Tetradrachm.
Attica, Athens, ca. 480-413 B.C.
Obv: Bust of helmeted Athena.
A Θ E - Owl with crescent moon and tree branch
behind, all within incuse square. 2 test cuts.
21 x 23 mm, 16.7 g.
the most important coin of the ancient Greek world, the Athenian "Owls"
were valued for their purity and consistancy and were accepted as
currency throughout the