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    ANCIENT - Greek - ID: 141

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1997-11-26

    Weight: 17 g

    ATTICA. Athens.

    AR-Tetradrachm.
    Av.: Head of Athena to r., wearing close-fitting Attic helmet decorated with scroll.
    Rv.: Owl within incuse square, facing, to l. olive sprig.
    17,28 g.

    BoC: 18/1, 1993, p.28.

    FAKE – Clearly inspired by Seltman´s Group H. It may be a trial piece in an attempt to copy one of the glorious archaic Athenian tetradrachms of the British Museum, Seltman 300 or 301. The counterfeit is not convincing despite artificial corrosion.