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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Coin ID #13228

Kyzikos (BC 450-400) Tetartemorion - crescents

ca 5th century BC. AR Tetartemorion (0.14g, 7mm). Crescents in triangular arrangement, pellet in one and between two / Head of roaring lion left within incuse square. gVF. Extremely rare. Apparently unpublished.

Though uncertain, the lion is of very similar style to the lions featured on the fractional coinage from Kyzikos.

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City/Mint name:Kyzikos
Keywords:silver / classical
References:SNG Kayhan I -; SNG Keckman -; Klein -; cf. Gitbud & Naumann 34, lot 140 (for a similar obverse design)
Valuation:Naumann Auc. 44 (8/2016), lot 190 (EUR 220 + comm) - sold as Asia Minor uncertain
Photo courtesy of:Numismatik Naumann GmbH -
Filesize:77 KiB
Date added:Aug 28, 2016
Dimensions:800 x 416 pixels
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