Attica is a historical region of Greece that encompasses the city of Athens. It is a peninsula projecting into the Aegean Sea, bordering on Boeotia to the north and Megaris to the west. The Athenian'owl' silver tetradrachm is one of the most influential coins of all time. During the 5th Century BC, when Athens emerged as the greatest of all Greek cities owls were the most widely used international coin and helped spread Greek culture throughout the Mediterranean world.
The peak of Athens success, between 510-400 BC, witnessed the birth of democracy, construction of the Parthenon, pinnacle of Classical art and the origins of Western literature. Never before or since has one city contributed so much to human progress.
Boldly struck with excellent detail, a fine example of Classical art at its best. All Items are guaranteed genuine. We are members of the BNTA. (contact me no more than 7 days after you receive the item). The item "Attica, Athens Silver Tetradrachm 454-404BC" is in sale since Monday, March 25, 2019.
This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\Ancient\Greek". The seller is "silburycoins" and is located in Marlborough. This item can be shipped worldwide.