One of the most iconic symbols is the Greek Owl of Athens with Athena, goddess of Wisdom on the reverse. Notice the crescent moon on the left, signifies the Battle of Marathon in 490 B.C.E. when the Athenians defeated the Persians. The Greeks considered owls significant, wise and important birds.
Date: 449-404 B.C.E.
Mint: Attica, Athens
Obverse: Profile of Athena, goddess of Wisdom
Reverse: Owl standing, AOE in the right field
Setting: Handcrafted 22K gold. Neck piece sold separately
- Dimensions: 32mm
Certificate of Authenticity with photo specific images included.