The Classical Era can be defined as the high point of artistic tradition and culture. This period is followed by the Hellenistic Era which is age following Alexander the Great (died 323 BC).
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Athens silver tetradrachm
454 - 440 BC
Stack's NYICS Auction, Jan 5th, 2012, lot# 213
The Numismatic Auction Ltd, Tradart, auction 2,
Dec 12, 1983, NY (USA), lot# 109
Owls refer to a wide group of coins of similar design struck by Athens.
by Reid Goldworthy, USA, publ. date unknown. His classic article on these pieces.
I'm working on creating a permanent pdf copy with all the pictures embedded.
Cointalk Discussion on Athenian owls
Phoenician city of Sidon
silver Dishekel also called an Octadrachm
King Abdashtart (Straton) I
reigned 365-352 BC ?
(27mm, est wt 25.5 g), dated royal year 2 (362 - 361 BC)