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Coin ID #1216

Mytilene (BC 377-326) EL Hekte - B86

ca 377-326 BC. EL Hekte (2.53g, 12h). Head of Athena facing slightly right, wearing triple crested Attic helmet / Head of Hermes right, Petasos hanging behind head. EF, small die break on Athena's head. Struck from detailed dies. Bodenstedt (pg. 267) detects the work of this master engraver also on dies of Rhodes (SNR 51 [1972], pl. 6, 70) and perhaps Klazomenai (SNR 45 [1966], pl. I-II).

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City/Mint name:Mytilene EL
Rating (12 votes):11111
Keywords:electrum / classical
References:Bodenstedt Em. 86 (dies b/d); BMC Troas p. 163, 71; SNG Cop. 319; SNG von Aulock 1709
Valuation:CNG Triton VIII (1/2005), lot 398 ($1,200 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group -
Filesize:52 KiB
Date added:Mar 23, 2005
Dimensions:500 x 213 pixels
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