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Coin ID #12479

Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) EL Stater

Asia Minor, uncertain mint possibly in Ionia, ca 500-­480 BC. EL Stater (13.97g). Forepart of ram right / Rectangular incuse punch. Of the highest rarity, only the third specimen known of this intriguing issue. Of superb style and well struck in high relief, good extremely fine.

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City/Mint name:Ionia Uncertain
Keywords:archaic / electrum
References:Triton sale VI (2003), 202 (this obverse die); Triton sale XI (2008), 91 (these dies)
Valuation:NAC Auc. 84 (5/2015), lot 644 [65,000 CHF + comm.]
Photo courtesy of:Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG-
Filesize:83 KiB
Date added:May 24, 2015
Dimensions:830 x 368 pixels
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