Asia Minor Coins - Photo Gallery

Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor


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Ionia Uncertain (BC 520-470) Triobol?874 viewsca 520-470 BC. AR Triobol? (10mm, 2.13g). Forepart of horse right / Quadripartite incuse punch. Fine, porous.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 520-470) Triobol?150 viewsca 510-495 BC. AR Triobol (11mm, 2.23g). Forepart of horse right / Quadripartite incuse punch. VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 520-480) Hemiobol374 viewslate 6th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.43g). Scorpion (?) / Rough incuse square. Apparently unpublished. Extremely rare. gVF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Bull - EL 1/6 Stater1185 viewsca 500 BC. EL Hekte (2.34g), Milesian standard. Head of bull right / Incuse punch. aEF. Very rare. Samos and Klazomenai have been suggested as possible mints.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Bull - EL 1/6 Stater266 viewsca 500 BC. EL Hekte - 1/6 Stater (2.33g, 9mm). Milesian standard. Figural type. Head of bull right / Quadripartite incuse square. Near EF, toned. Rare. Ex Triton XI (1/2008), lot 250.

The Rosen catalog notes that the entry for the Vourla hoard in IGCH designates Samos as the mint of these coins, but J.P. Barron disagrees. Von Aulock placed the coin at an uncertain mint in Ionia, while Rosen was more general, at an uncertain mint in Asia Minor.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Cock - EL 1/24492 viewsca 6th century BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.61g). Milesian standard. Figural type. Cock's head right / Incuse square punch. VF, well-centered.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Cock - EL 1/24507 viewsca 560-530 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.60g). Milesian standard. Head of cock facing right / Four-part incuse square. Exceptionally beautiful detail. Very rare. Choice EF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Eagle - EL 1/48403 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/48th Stater (5mm, 0.27g). Eagle standing left, head reverted / Incuse punch. VF, head off the flan. Rare.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Horse - AR 1/24117 viewsca 600-550 BC. AR Hemiobol (7mm, 0.54g). Horse’s head left / Rough incuse square. VF, toned.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Horse - EL 1/12611 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/12 Stater - Hemihekte (8mm, 1.17g). Milesian standard. Figural type. Horse head left / Incuse square punch. VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Horse - EL 1/12550 viewsca 550-500 BC. EL 1/12 Stater (1.14g). Milesian standard. Head of bridled horse left / Incuse square. Exceptionally well centered. EF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Horse - EL 1/24111 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hemihekte – Twenty-Fourth Stater (6mm, 0.60g). Lydo-Milesian standard. Figural type. Head of pegasos left / Incuse square. Near EF.

On most examples of this issue, the wing of Pegasos is off the flan, and therefore the type is usually referred to as a horse’s head.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Horse - EL 1/48139 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/48 Stater (5mm, 0.30g). Head of horse left / Incuse square with raised sections in form of a cross. VF. Lee Coll.; said to be ex Rosen Coll. (not included in publication of collection).
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Horse - EL 1/6347 viewsca 600 BC. EL Hekte - 1/6 Stater (2.48g). Phokaian standard. Figural type. Bridled horse's head right / Irregular incuse square. Unpublished. Good VF. Unique. Ex Numismatic Fine Arts X (9/1981), lot 167.

There are a variety of published horse's head electrum in various denominations from this general period (eg. Weidauer 141-142), but none have the horse's head facing right. In addition, the style of both the horse and the incuse punch are significantly different from the present coin.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Horse - EL 1/6145 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hekte – 1/6 Stater (2.21g). Uncertain standard. Figural type. Forepart of bridled horse left, legs forward in running motion, and mane flowing behind / Quadripartite incuse square. VF, toned, a little porous. Extremely rare with horse forepart.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Horse - EL 1/6125 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hekte (2.5g, 11mm). Forepart of Pegasos right / Quadripartite incuse square. aEF. Apparently unpublished.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Lion - EL 1/12393 viewsca 575-525 BC. EL 1/12 Stater (1.30g). Phokaian standard. Head of lion facing right / Incuse square divided in four quarters. Exceptional head of lion struck in high relief. Mint State.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Lion - EL 1/24260 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.63g, 7mm). Phocaic standard. Figural type. Lion seated right / Incuse square punch. EF. Extremely rare, the third, and finest, known.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Lion - EL 1/24209 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.6g, 8mm). Milesian standard. Figural type. Head of lion right / Incuse square punch. Good VF. Very rare.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Lion - EL 1/24126 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (7mm, 0.59g). Milesian standard. Figural type. Head of roaring lion left / Incuse square. Good VF. Apparently unpublished denomination.

The cataloger of the Elektron collection associated its coins of this type to Rosen 304, but the style of the lion and the incuse punch are not consistent with these.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Lion - EL 1/24 Stater189 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.65g, 7mm). Milesian standard. Figural type. Head of lion right / Incuse square punch. Good VF. Very rare.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Lion - EL 1/6297 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hekte (2.67g). Phokaian standard. Lion standing right, turning head backwards, roaring. In left field, unknown object / Punch mark with irregular shape and surface. Rather unusual type. Extremely rare. Struck with worn dies. Good VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Ram - EL 1/24387 viewsca 6th century BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.58g). Milesian standard, figural type. Ram's head left / Incuse square punch. Near EF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 560-530) Man - EL 1/24 Stater358 viewsca 560-530 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.71g). Phokaian standard. Head of beardless man facing left / Four-part incuse square. Not found in the major references. This is one of the earliest images of a human on a coin. Good VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 570-530) Crab - EL 1/6377 viewsca 570-530 BC. EL Hekte (2.57g). Phokaian standard. Crab / Incuse square with irregular protuberances. Not found in the major references. Very well struck for this issue. EF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 570-530) Crab - EL 1/6330 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hekte - 1/6 Stater (2.59g). Phokaian standard. Figural type. Crab / Quadripartite incuse square. Good VF. Extremely rare, apparently the fifth known.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 570-540) Goat - EL 1/6532 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hekte (2.75g). Phokaian standard. Ibex squatting left, head turned backwards / Four-part incuse square. Missing in major references; possibly unpublished. Extremely rare. EF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 570-540) Griffin - EL 1/12328 viewsca 570-540 BC. EL 1/12 Stater (1.34g). Phokaian standard. Head of griffin right / Incuse square. Bold VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 570-540) Scarab - EL 1/12 Stater260 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hemihekte – Twelfth Stater (8mm, 1.32g). Phokaic standard. Figural type. Scarab beetle / Quadripartite incuse square. Good VF. Extremely rare, the third known.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 570-540) Scarab - EL 1/24 Stater604 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.63g). Samian-Euboic standard. Figural type. Winged scarab / Rough incuse square punch. Good VF. Extremely rare, one of two known. This type is also known by a unique 1/48 stater (Rosen 353) and a unique 1/96 stater (Rosen Collection [Muenzen und Medaillen 72, 10/1987], lot 127).
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 570-540) Siren - EL 1/12546 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/12 Stater (1.33g). Phokaian standard. Siren standing left, with the body of a bird and human head wearing cap with a long curl / Incuse square with irregular raised projections. EF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 570-540) Stag - EL 1/6312 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hekte - 1/6 Stater (2.61g). Phokaian standard. Figural type. Forepart of stag running right / Quadripartite incuse square. Unpublished. VF. Apparently unique.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Bull - EL 1/12674 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hemihekte - 1/12 Stater (1.14g). Milesian standard. Figural type. Bull’s head right / Incuse square punch. Good VF. Very rare.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Bull - EL 1/24152 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.59g, 6mm). Milesian standard. Figural type. Head of bull right / Incuse square punch. VF. Extremely rare, SNG Kayhan notes the type in this denomination is otherwise unpublished.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Figural - EL 1/24430 viewsca 6th century BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.55g), uncertain standard, figural type. Griffin's head left / Incuse square punch. Very fine.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Figural - EL 1/2456 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.5g, 6mm). Milesian standard. Palmette motif / Incuse square punch. VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Figural - EL 1/2471 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.59g). Milesian standard. Figural type. Palmette motif / Incuse square punch. gVF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Figural - EL 1/24 Stater265 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Milesian standard 1/24 Stater (0.62g). Lion head (?) / Incuse punch. VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Figural - EL 1/6444 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/6 Stater - Hekte (2.35g). Milesian standard, figural type. Male bust left on a striated field / Two rough incuse square punches. Good VF. The third known example. This coin was struck from the same obv die as the hemistater, and the same obv die and one rev punch as third stater, in Triton VIII (lots 444 and 445, respectively).
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Figural - EL 1/6243 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hekte (2.48g). Milesian standard. Figural type. Torso of winged figure facing, head right / Incuse square punch. Near VF. Possibly unique.

This coin may not belong to the same series as the Weidauer coins, which are not only larger denominations but also exhibit a different style of wings (curved rather than pointed) and incuse punches.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Figural - EL 1/96113 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/96 Stater (4mm, 0.13g). Milesian standard. Figural type. Raised oval within linear outline (resembling an eye) / Irregular incuse punch. Unpublished in the standard references. Good VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Geometric - EL 1/12364 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/12th Stater or Hemihekte (1.15g). Geometric designs.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Geometric - EL 1/12402 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/12 Stater - Hemihekte (1.17g, 8.2mm). Geometric pattern / incuse geometric pattern with central pellet. EF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Geometric - EL 1/24459 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.55g) Geometric designs.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Geometric - EL 1/32516 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/3 Stater - Trite (12mm, 4.66g). Geometric type. Geometric design consisting of an in-folded square bisected by crossing lines / Incuse punch with "fishbone" pattern of lines and dots. Good VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Geometric - EL 1/48260 viewsca 625-600 BC. EL 1/48 Stater (5mm, 0.27g). Milesian standard. Geometric type. Pellet in center of linear diamond shape within linear rectangle; striations in outer margins / Incuse square punch. VF.

The pellet within the diamond shape on the obverse is similar to the depiction of the eye on some early schematic lion head issues (cf. Weidauer 122 and Elektron II 26). It is therefore possible that these coins constitute a new denomination for that series.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Geometric - EL 1/6634 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/6 Stater - Hekte (9-10mm, 2.29g). Geometric type. Geometric design consisting of an in-folded square bisected by crossing lines / Incuse punch with "fishbone" pattern of lines and dots. Good VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Geometric bee - EL 1/12383 viewsca 7th-6th cent BC. EL 1/12 Stater (1.16g). Milesian standard. Bee / quadripartite incuse square with central pellet. EF. Extremely rare.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Geometric bee - EL 1/3593 viewsca 7th-6th cent BC. EL 1/3 Stater - Trite (4.69g). Milesian standard. Bee / Ornamented quadripartite incuse square. EF. Extremely rare.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Geometric bee - EL 1/6477 viewsca 7th-6th cent BC. EL 1/6 Stater - Hekte (2.30g). Milesian standard. Bee / Ornamented incuse punch. EF. Extremely rare.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion - EL 1/2661 viewsca 600 BC. EL Hemistater (8.35g). Phokaian standard. Figural type. Head of roaring lion right / Irregular incuse. Good VF. Unique.

While this coin appears to belong to Wiedauer's Series XLIII (lion head), the style of both the lion and the incuse are somewhat different. In particular, the incuses on the Wiedauer coins are shallower and have rough irregular patterns in relief. The incuse on the present coin is much deeper and has a smooth surface that flows to varying depths. Although these differences suggest this coin belongs to another series or issue, it is also possible, because there are no published hemistaters of this type, that this coin represents the norm for this particular denomination.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion 1 - EL 1/12235 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hemihekte (1/12 Stater) (9mm, 1.01g). Roaring lion's head left / Ornamented incuse punch. Unpublished in the standard references, but see CNG 61 (9/2002), lot 710 for a previous example. VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion 1 - EL 1/6378 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/6 Stater - Hekte (2.25g). Milesian standard. Figural type. Head of lion right / Single divided punch with volute design. Unpublished. Near VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion 1 - EL 1/6549 viewsca 600 BC. EL Hekte - 1/6 Stater (2.42g). Milesian standard. Figural type. Head of roaring lion right on striated background / Double incuse square punches. Unpublished. Good VF. Apparently unique.

A few very rare issues of electrum have a lion forepart on a horizontally-striated field (cf. CNG 69, lots 444 and 447), but this is apparently the first appearance of lion’s head on a vertically-striated field.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion 1 - EL 1/6267 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hekte (10mm, 2.24g). Two back to back lions' heads, facing downward with open jaws and lolling tongues, a volute decoration between / Single divided punch with volute design. Unpublished in the standard references. Good VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion 1 - EL 1/6256 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hekte (11mm, 2.20g). Two back to back lions' heads, facing downward with open jaws and lolling tongues, a volute decoration between / Single divided punch with volute design. Unpublished in the standard references. VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion 1 - EL 1/6132 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (10mm, 2.34g). Lydo-Milesian standard. Figural type. Head of lion right, in linear form / Rough incuse square. Near EF. Very rare denomination. 1 comments
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion 2 - EL 1/12454 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hemihekte (1.17g). Milesian standard. Figural type. Facing lion's head / Incuse punch. Good VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion 2 - EL 1/12100 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hemihekte – Twelfth Stater (7mm, 1.16g). Lydo-Milesian standard. Figural type. Facing lion head / Incuse square. Good VF, lightly toned.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion 2 - EL 1/24131 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (5mm, 0.57g). Milesian standard. Figural type. Facing lion’s head / Incuse square. Good VF. Rare denomination.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion 3 - EL 1/1285 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL Hemihekte – Twelfth Stater (8mm, 1.19g). Lydo-Milesian standard. Figural type. Head of lion right / Incuse square. VF. Very rare.


The style of the obverse of this type has a resemblance to similar hemihektes of Miletos (cf. SNG Kayhan 444–8), but the attribution of those pieces is based on their incuses, all of which have geometric shapes or pellets similar to the staters that are conclusively proven to have been from Miletos (cf. SNG Kayhan 440–1). Further study, however, may eventually prove the attribution of these plain-incuse issues to Miletos as well.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion 3 - EL 1/24404 viewsca 650-550 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (6mm, 0.52g). Facing lion's head / Incuse. VF, toned.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion 3 - EL 1/24408 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/24th Stater (6mm, 0.56g). Lion head facing / Incuse punch. Good VF.1 comments
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion 3 - EL 1/24303 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/24th Stater (5mm, 0.47g). Lion head facing / Incuse punch. VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion paw - AR 1/48 231 viewsca 6th century BC. AR 1/48 Stater (0.29g). Lion's paw / Incuse square. Good VF. Rare. Mueller coll.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion paw - AR 1/483 viewsca 6th century BC. AR 1/48 Stater (0.19g, 6mm). Lion's paw / Incuse square punch. VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion paw - AR 1/48 Stater265 viewsca 6th century BC. AR 1/48 Stater (0.27g). Lion's paw / Incuse square. Good VF. Rare. R. Mueller coll.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion paw - EL 1/24490 views6th century BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.55g). Lion's paw seen from above / Stellate pattern within incuse square. VF. Very rare.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion Paw - EL 1/24479 viewsca 6th cent BC. EL 1/24 Stater (6mm, 0.58g). Lion's paw / Incuse square. Good VF. Rare.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion Paw - EL 1/2482 viewsca 6th century BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.5g, 6mm). Lion's paw / Lion´s head facing within incuse punch. VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Man - EL 1/48434 views7th-6th cent BC. EL 1/48 Stater (0.28g). Archaic male head right, Θ (?) on cheek / Incuse punch. EF. Unique?
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Ram - EL 1/48149 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/48 Stater (0.29g, 5mm). Milesian standard. Figural type. Head of ram right / Incuse square punch. Cf. CNG 76, 731 (1/24 stater), otherwise unpublished. Good VF. Extremely rare.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 625-600) Geometric - EL 1/12382 viewsca 625-600 BC. EL 1/12 Stater - Hemihekte (1.47g). Euboic standard. Geometric type. Three-sided square with central projection, surrounded by radiate lines / Rough incuse square punch. Good VF. Very rare. Struck from the same obverse die as the Boston specimen, and the same die and punch as the others and the following lot.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 625-600) Geometric - EL 1/12371 viewsca 625-600 BC. EL 1/12 Stater - Hemihekte (1.42g). Euboic standard. Geometric type. Three-sided square with central projection, surrounded by radiate lines / Rough incuse square punch. Good VF. Very rare.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 625-600) Geometric - EL 1/24323 viewsca 625-600 BC. EL 1/24th Stater (0.75g). Euboic standard. Geometric type. Three-sided square with central projection, surrounded by radiate lines / Rough incuse square punch. Good VF. Extremely rare. Struck from the same obverse die as the following lot, as well as Rosen 363 and CNG 67, 709, both EL twelfth staters.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 625-600) Geometric - EL 1/24305 viewsca 625-600 BC. EL 1/24th Stater (0.73g). Euboic standard. Geometric type. Three-sided square with central projection, surrounded by radiate lines / Rough incuse square punch. Good VF. Extremely rare. Struck from the same obverse die as the previous lot, as well as Rosen 363 and CNG 67, 709, both EL twelfth staters.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 625-600) Swastika - EL 1/12181 viewsca 625-600 BC. EL Hemihekte – 1/12 Stater (1.36g, 8mm). Milesian standard. Geometric type. Raised clockwise swastika pattern / Incuse square. Good VF, struck from worn obverse die. Very rare denomination.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 625-600) Swastika - EL 1/24441 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.64g). Raised swastika pattern / Quadripartite incuse square punch. Extremely fine.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 625-600) Swastika - EL 1/24201 viewsca 625-600 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.64g, 7mm). Milesian standard. Geometric type. Raised clockwise swastika pattern / Quadripartite square punch. EF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 625-600) Swastika - EL 1/24120 viewsca 625-600 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (7mm, 0.63g). Milesian standard. Geometric type. Raised clockwise swastika pattern / Quadripartite square punch. Good VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 625-600) Swastika - EL 1/48166 viewsca 625-600 BC. EL 1/48 Stater (0.33g, 5mm). Milesian standard. Geometric type. Raised clockwise swastika pattern / Quadripartite square punch. Good VF. Extremely rare denomination.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 625-600) Swastika - EL 1/6156 viewsca 625-600 BC. EL Hekte – 1/6 Stater (2.52g, 11mm). Milesian standard. Geometric type. Raised clockwise swastika pattern / Quadripartite incuse square. Good VF, lightly toned.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 625-600) Swastika - EL 1/6152 viewsca 625-600 BC. EL Hekte – 1/6 Stater (9mm, 2.50g). Milesian standard. Geometric type. Raised clockwise swastika pattern / Quadripartite incuse square. VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 625-600) Swastika - EL 1/6135 viewsca 625-600 BC. EL Hekte – 1/6 Stater (10mm, 2.55g). Phokaic standard. Geometric type. Raised swastika pattern / Quadripartite incuse square. Good VF. Ex CNG 82 (9/2009), lot 622.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/12 Stater387 viewsca 600 BC. EL 1/12 Stater (1.19g). Milesian standard. One line crossing three others / Incuse square with irregular surface. EF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/12 Stater 384 viewsca 600 BC. EL 1/12 Stater (1.13g). Milesian standard. Uncertain structure: Two broad parallel strings crossing four tresses / Incuse square with irregular surface. Missing in major references; possibly unpublished. EF.1 comments
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/12 Stater 133 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL Hemihekte – Twelfth Stater (6mm, 1.18g). Lydo-Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened striated surface / Incuse square. Good VF, thin test cut on edge.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/2 Stater468 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL Hemistater (7.18g). Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened striated surface / Two rough incuse punches separated by a cleft. Good VF. Extremely rare, one of five known hemistaters of this type. Struck from the same cleft as the stater offered above (lot 270), and the staters in CNG 69, lot 420, and CNG 67, lot 701. Also struck from the same punches as the following third stater (lot 272), and the third staters in Triton VIII, lot 434, CNG 69, lot 422, and CNG 67, lot 703.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/2 Stater472 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL Hemistater (7.26g). Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened striated surface / Two rough incuse punches separated by a cleft. Good VF. Extremely rare, one of five known hemistaters of this type.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/24 Stater451 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.65g), Milesian standard, striated type. Flattened striated surface / Incuse square punch. Very rare. Very fine. cf. CNG Mail Bid Sale 69 (6/2005), lot 427 ($1600 + comm).
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/24 Stater 112 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL Hemihekte – Twenty-Fourth Stater (5mm, 0.55g). Lydo-Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened striated surface / Incuse square. Good VF, Very rare denomination.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/3 Stater400 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL 1/3 Stater - Trite (4.38g). Samian-Euboeic standard, plain type. Flattened plain surface. / Tripartite incuse square punch. Unpublished. Rare early tripartite incuse issue. Good very fine.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/3 Stater411 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL 1/3 Stater - Trite (4.77g). Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened striated surface / Double incuse punch. Good VF. Extremely rare. Struck from the same punches as the hemistater offered above (lot 271), and the hemistaters in CNG 69, lot 421, and CNG 67, lot 702.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/3 Stater393 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL Trite - 1/3 Stater (4.76g). Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened striated surface / Double incuse punch. Good VF. Extremely rare. The punch on the right was also used on the stater offered above (lot 938). Both punches were also used on the following hemistaters: CNG 70, lot 271; CNG 69, lot 421; and CNG 67, lot 702.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/4 Stater400 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL 1/4 Stater (3.67g). Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened "haphazard" striated surface / Cleft and incuse punch. Good VF. Unpublished, possibly unique. The striated type appears to encompass two varieties, one with roughly parallel striations on the obverse, as the previous three lots, or haphazard striations, as here and on the following lot.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/6 Stater396 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL 1/6 Stater - Hekte (2.42g). Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened striated surface / Double incuse punch. VF. Struck from the same punches as the following two lots.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/6 Stater386 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL Sixth Stater - Hekte (2.38g). Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened striated surface / Double incuse punch. VF. Struck from the same punches as the previous and following lots.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/6 Stater361 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL 1/6 Stater - Hekte (2.38g). Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened striated surface / Double incuse punch. VF. Struck from the same punches as the previous two lots.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/6 Stater379 viewsca 600 BC. EL 1/6 Stater - Hekte (2.38g). Milesian Standard. Thunderbolt / Double incuse square punch. Good VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/6 Stater375 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL Hekte - 1/6 Stater (2.28g). Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened "haphazard" striated surface / Double incuse punch. Good VF. Although the present specimen does not have one of its square punches oriented diagonally, as the Weidauer specimens, the punches share common characteristics, such as a featureless surface and sides with vertical striations.
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