Ancient Athens Greece Athena Owl Tetradrachm Coin Copies

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Seller: 10nikolaos (1,392) 93.2%, Location: Athens, Ships to: Americas, Europe, Asia, AU, Item: 174182050873 The silver tetradrachm of Athens (449-419 BC) (Athenian tetradrachm) was the most widely used currency during the period of Athens' flourishing in the 5th century BC. century until the time of Alexander the Great, when the Macedonian coins prevailed. It was accepted in transactions all over the Greek world. The ancient Athenians chose on the front of the coin to depict the goddess Athena and on the other the symbol of the city of Athens, the glauca (owl), with an olive branch, which was the sacred plant of Athens, and the inscription ATHE. This coin, more commonly known as Athenian glaucoma, is now kept at the Monetary Museum in Athens. Centuries later, the graffiti of the Athenian tetradrachm is again depicted on the Greek national side of the one-euro coin. The precious metal, mainly silver, gave value, the small shape made it easy to carry, and the symbol of each issuing authority guaranteed its weight and authenticity. At the end of the 5th century BC century, copper coins were issued for their small daily transactions. Solid brass plated in silver 999 ° Condition: New copies coin, Modified Item: No, Geographic Origin: Ancient Greece, Grade: Ungraded, Era: Ancient Greece, Denomination: Tetradrachm, Country/Region of Manufacture: Greece, Certification: Uncertified, Composition: Silver

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