#3) Greek Silver Tetradrachm.
Attica, Athens, ca. 480-413 B.C.
S-2526.
Obv: Bust of helmeted Athena.
Rev:   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.
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Tetracrachm of Athens

Probably 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 ancient world.

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