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Coin ID #12481

Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) EL Stater

Asia Minor, uncertain mint possibly in Ionia, ca 500-­480 BC. EL Stater (13.99g). Lactating lioness crouching left, head facing / Two rectangular incuses divided by a narrow band. Of the highest rarity, among the finest of only five specimens known. Struck on a full flan and extremely fine. Ex NFA 25 (1990), 62 and Sotheby's Zurich (10/1993), 50.

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City/Mint name:Ionia Uncertain
Keywords:archaic / electrum
References:Leu 52 (1991), 49 (these dies)
Valuation:NAC Auc. 84 (5/2015), lot 646 [40,000 CHF + comm.]
Photo courtesy of:Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG-
Filesize:81 KiB
Date added:May 24, 2015
Dimensions:831 x 342 pixels
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