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Coin ID #199

Kalchedon (BC 480-450) Drachm

ca 480-450 BC. AR Drachm (4.52g). Diademed male head (Kalchas) with pointed beard left / Wheel of four spokes within shallow circular incuse. Very rare, with a fine head of the city's founder in archaic style. Obverse with dark patina as found, reverse corroded, otherwise, Very Fine. Von Aulock coll.

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City/Mint name:Kalchedon
Rating (21 votes):00000
Keywords:silver / archaic
References:SNG v. Aulock 6980 (this coin); MM 41, 1970, 123
Valuation:Leu Auc. 81, lot 239 (est. CHF 2,000; unsold)
Photo courtesy of:Leu Numsmatik -
Filesize:36 KiB
Date added:Dec 06, 2004
Dimensions:700 x 355 pixels
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