440 B.C. Ancient Greek Silver Tetradrachm Coin of Athens, Athenian Owl Design, NGC Choice AU

A silver tetradrachm from Ancient Greece, from the Greek city-state of Attica (Athens). This coin was produced between 440-404 B.C. and features the iconic Athenian Owl design, one of the most famous designs of ancient coins. The coin measures 24mm in diameter, about the size of a quarter.
The obverse side of the coin features the portrait of Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom, while the reverse features an owl, a bird associated with Athena. The coin is professionally graded and authenticated to be in Choice About Uncirculated (AU) condition by the third-party grading company NGC, with light wear, a strong, well-centered strike, and an original patina. The coin is encased in a archival-quality plastic certification holder by NGC. This listing is for the exact coin pictured.

Specifications: As with all coins I sell, I guarantee this coin's authenticity for life. This listing is for the exact coin pictured. The coin will be shipped in a corrugated cardboard safety mailer. Free shipping via USPS First Class - arrives in 2-5 business days. If you have any questions about the coin (or about coin collecting in general), please send me a message and I'll be happy to respond.

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