ATHENS GREECE ATHENA OWL TETRADRACHM COIN 440-404 BC. See the attached picture, The item pictured is the actual item. It's part of the description.
Items are briefly described with respect to condition using various phrases to signify the overall and general condition. It should be noted that items having significant age, sometimes being very ancient, often show minor blemishes and defects and these are considered to be normal and will not be individually described.
If we have not included the dating of an item in the title or description it is because we can't say for certain the dating of the item. It is preferable not to provide dating on many occasions as to not mislead the customer.
On a rare occasion for our bronze and silver items, we may clean and polish the item and re-patinate it with artificial patina to bring it back to its original luster. Many times when removing dirt from an item the patina can also be effected giving the item a less than desirable look. Our items are as described coming from international private collections all around the world. Here for Sale is a Top Quality Silver Coin in Fantastic Condition With Amazing Detail.
This Item Has Come From a Private Collection. Please see provenance history attached to listing. IF WE HAVE NOT INCLUDED THE DATING OF AN ITEM IN THE TITLE OR DESCRIPTION IT IS BECAUSE WE CANT SAY FOR CERTAIN THE DATING OF THE ITEM.
IT IS PREFERABLE NOT TO PROVIDE DATING ON MANY OCCASIONS AS TO NOT MISLEAD THE CUSTOMER. IF A COIN OR ARTEFACT IS DESCRIBED AS UNRESEARCHED, IT IS BECAUSE WE CANNOT SAY WITH SUFFICIENT CERTAINTY THE ORIGIN OR SPECIFICALLY WHAT EXACTLY THE ITEM IS. ON A RARE OCCASION FOR OUR BRONZE AND SILVER ITEMS WE MAY CLEAN AND POLISH THE ITEM AND RE-PATINATE IT WITH ARTIFICIAL PATINA TO BRING IT BACK TO IT'S ORIGINAL LUSTER. MANY TIMES WHEN REMOVING DIRT FROM A ITEM THE PATINA CAN ALSO BE EFFECTED GIVING THE ITEM A LESS THAN DESIRABLE LOOK.
Please Take a Look at My Other Items for Sale. Provenance: All Items are Acquired From Legitimate Sources Such as Galleries, International Coin Fairs and Old British and European Collections.