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Buy or Bid Sale 215  4 May 2021
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Attica, Athens, New Style. Tetradrachm; Attica, Athens, New Style; Two Monograms/Caps of the Dioscuri; c.185/180-145 BC, Tetradrachm, 16.13g. Thompson-59, our rev. die not illustrated. Obv: Helmeted head of Athena r. Rx: Owl standing r. on amphora, head front; ethnic and monograms l. and r., two caps of Dioscuri each surmounted by star in lower r. field; all within olive wreath. Ex CNG E323, 26 March 2014, lot 69 ("From the Demetrios Amounta Collection"); ex CNG 78, 14 May 2008, lot 631. Scarce: Thompson recorded just 31 tetradrachms of this issue, struck from 9 obverse and 24 reverse dies.Reverse softly struck. Exceptional obverse. MS
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