Greece

Hekatompylos (?) (Parthia) - AR didrachm imitating Athenian owls

Hekatompylos (?) (Parthia) - AR didrachm imitating Athenian owls

Parthia (?). “Athenian series”.
AR didrachm imitating Athenian owls, Hekatompylos (?), circa 246-238 B.C.
Head of Athena right, wearing earring, necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with three olive leaves over visor and a spiral palmette on the bowl.
ΑΘΕ Owl standing right, head facing. In field left, prow and grape bunch on vine with leaf.
8,05 g. H. Nicolet-Pierre - M. Amandry, "Un nouveau trésor de monnaies d’argent pseudo-athéniennes venu d’Afghanistan", RN 1994, 43-45 ; SNG ANS 6 ; Bopearachchi, Sophytes Series 1A. Extremely rare. Extremely fine

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