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Coin ID #3533

Ionia Uncertain (BC 570-540) Scarab - EL 1/24 Stater

ca 600-550 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.63g). Samian-Euboic standard. Figural type. Winged scarab / Rough incuse square punch. Good VF. Extremely rare, one of two known. This type is also known by a unique 1/48 stater (Rosen 353) and a unique 1/96 stater (Rosen Collection [Muenzen und Medaillen 72, 10/1987], lot 127).

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City/Mint name:Ionia Uncertain
Rating (5 votes):11111
Keywords:electrum / archaic
References:Triton VIII, lot 453 corr. (Samian-Euboic, not Milesian), otherwise unpublished
Valuation:CNG Triton IX (1/2006), lot 952 ($3,500 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group -
Filesize:38 KiB
Date added:Feb 18, 2006
Dimensions:500 x 234 pixels
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