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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


Coin ID #1152

Selge (BC 400-350) Obol

ca 400-350 BC. AR Obol (1.05g). Astragalos; small club at side / Facing owl with out-spread wings. Unpublished in the major collections. Toned, gVF.

The astragalos (knuckle bone) and club of Herakles are used as subsidiary symbols on the staters of Selge of the 4th century. The appearance of the frontal owl is otherwise unattested on the coinage of Selge or elsewhere in the region.

File information
Filename:640304.jpg
City/Mint name:Selge
Rating (10 votes):11111
Keywords:silver / classical
References:SNG France -; SNG Cop. -; SNG von Aulock -
Valuation:CNG Auc. 64 (9/2003), lot 304 ($545 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group - www.cngcoins.com
Filesize:58 KiB
Date added:Mar 19, 2005
Dimensions:500 x 246 pixels
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