ATTICA. Athens. AR Tetradrachm (17.05 gms), ca. 465/2-454 B.C. NGC EF, Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5. Starr Group-V; HGC-4, 1596. Transitional type. Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right; Reverse: Owl standing right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent to left; all within incuse square. Rather elegant and charming, this splendid example presents a bold obverse and detailed reverse, all while little actual handling is present and a golden-cherry tone further accentuates. From a New York Collection.