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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Coin ID #443

Karia Uncertain (BC 550-500) EL 1/12 Stater

ca 550-500 BC. EL 1/12th Stater (1.29g). Forepart of roaring lion right / Quadripartite incuse square. EF. Rare.

This is a difficult coin to identify with certainty, but the lion resembles some of those found on early silver fractions attributed to Caria.

File information
City/Mint name:Karia Uncertain
Rating (24 votes):00000
Keywords:electrum / archaic
References:SNG Kayhan -; Rosen -; SNG Cop. -; SNG von Aulock -; Traite -
Valuation:CNG Auc. 66 (5/2004), lot 488 ($1,650 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group -
Filesize:62 KiB
Date added:Dec 24, 2004
Dimensions:500 x 295 pixels
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