Attica, Athens "New Style" AR Tetradrachm, GVF, 112/111 B.C.E. SOLD

$729.00
SKU:
g998
Maximum Purchase:
1 unit
ATTICA, ATHENS AR TETRADRACHM, "NEW STYLE", 112/111 (OR 144/143) B.C.E.
 
Thompson 690, Good Very Fine, 28.9mm, 16.88 grams

Obverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing decorated triple-crested Attic helmet
  
Reverse: Owl standing to right on amphora, magistrates names ΚΑΡΙΝΑΥΤΗΣ, ΑΠΙΣΤΕΑΣ, ΔΙΟΝΥΣΟΔΩ (CARINAUTHS, ARISTEAS, and DIONUSODW) in left and right fields, Demeter standing facing holding two torches on right, B on amphora, ME (off flan) below; all within wreath
  
Not so many of the New Style Tetradrachms around these days. Here an affordable and quite nice one with light wear and no serious problems!