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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Geometric - EL 1/34153 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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Ionian League (AD 139-144) AE 42 - Antoninus Pius1655 viewsAntoninus Pius, 139-144 AD. Medallion AE42 (44.79g). ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΤΙ ΑΙ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟΣ ΑΝΤΩΝΕΙΝΟΣ ΕΥ, bust of laureate Antoninus left, wearing paludamentum / ΚΟΙΝΟΝ (ΓΙ ΠΟΛΕΩΝ) ΠΡΟ(ΝΟ Μ) ΚΛ ΦΡΟΝΤΩΝΟΣ ΑΣΙΑΡΧΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΑΡΧΙΕ(ΡΕΟΣ) ΓΙ ΠΟΛΕΩΝ, Demeter standing in biga drawn by winged snakes right, holding torch in each hand; biga on wave-shaped lines; M. Kl. Fronton, asiarch and archiereus of the Koinon of Ionia.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) Figural - EL Stater1521 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL Stater (14.22g). Milesian standard. Figural type. Sphinx seated left on ground line; cross with terminal pellets to left / Irregular incuse. Unpublished. Good VF. Unique. This previously unknown type almost certainly has an Ionian origin, but the specific mint remains unknown. The sphinx appears as a civic emblem on archaic coins of both Chios and Samothrace, but Samothrace did not issue electrum, and the electrum staters of Chios, although struck on the same weight standard as the present coin, are of a distinctly different style (cf. Baldwin, Chios, pl. I, 1-12). The cross with terminal pellets -- perhaps a solar symbol is exceptional by its appearance here as a subsidiary symbol. Such subsidiary symbols are rare on early electrum (but cf. Triton VIII, lots 399-405, for the use of a pentagram or a triad of pellets as symbols on the early electrum of Ephesos). The cross with terminal pellets does appear on other uncertain early electrum (cf. Traite I 7, pl. I, 6) and is employed regularly as a reverse type on the electrum of Miletos (with a central pellet in addition to the terminal pellets; cf. SNG Kayhan 440-449).
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Ionian League (AD 139-144) AE 41 - Antoninus Pius1422 viewsLeague of Thirteen Cities. Antoninus Pius, 138-161 AD. AE41 - Medallion (52.38g, 12h). Marcus Claudius Fronto, asiarch and high priest of the Thirteen Cities. AV KAI TI AI AΔPIANOC ANTΩNЄINOC ЄV, laureate and draped bust left / KOINON IΓ ΠOΛЄΩN [ΠPO M KΛ ΦPONTΩN] ACIAPX KAI APX IΓ ΠOΛЄΩN, the Abduction of Persphone: Hades, with billowing chlamys, in quadriga driven right by Eros above, holding scepter in left hand and carrying away Persephone; fallen flower basket below horses. VF, red and dark grayish-green patina, edge crack, minor roughness. Extremely rare.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL Stater1376 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL Stater (17.60g). Samian-Euboeic standard. Blank / Circular incuse with geometric whirl pattern. EF. Unpublished.

This piece is distinctive for its elaborate circular shape of its punch without any "obverse" type. At this point in the early development of coinage, it appears that no convention had yet been established that one side or the other was to bear the primary design.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Bull - EL 1/6 Stater1356 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 650-600) EL 1/24 - Plated 1286 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL Plated 1/24 Stater (0.46g). Blank / Square incuse punch. Rare with almost complete plating. Good very fine, small cracks in plating exposing base metal.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 520-470) Triobol?1031 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 600-550) Lion - EL 1/21011 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 570-540) Scarab - EL 1/24 Stater912 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 1/12881 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 600-550) Bull - EL 1/12863 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) Geometric - EL 1/6858 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 570-540) Goat - EL 1/6839 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 550-500) Cock - EL 1/24824 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) Horse - EL 1/12822 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 650-600) EL 1/2 Stater808 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 550-500) Horse - EL 1/12792 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 600-550) Lion 1 - EL 1/6790 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 570-540) Scarab - EL 1/12 Stater768 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 650-600) EL Stater763 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL Stater (14.32g). Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened striated surface / Two rough incuse punches separated by a cleft. VF. Extremely rare, one of seven known staters of this type. The same cleft was also used on the following hemistaters: CNG 70, lot 271; CNG 69, lot 421; and CNG 67, lot 702. The punch on the right was also used on the trite below (lot 940), and the following hemistaters and trites: Triton VIII, lot 434; CNG 70, lots 271 and 272; CNG 69, lots 421-422; and CNG 67, lots 702 and 703.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Geometric bee - EL 1/3741 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 550-500) Cock - EL 1/24718 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 650-600) EL Stater693 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL Stater (14.52g). Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened striated surface / Two rough incuse punches separated by a cleft. Good VF. Extremely rare, one of seven known staters of this type.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL Stater684 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL Stater (14.32g). Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened striated surface / Two rough incuse punches separated by a cleft. VF. Extremely rare, one of seven known staters of this type. Struck from the same cleft as the following hemistater (lot 271), and the hemistaters in CNG 69, lot 421, and CNG 67, lot 702.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) Geometric - EL 1/24684 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL 1/24 Stater - Obol (6mm, 0.67g). Milesian standard. Geometric cross-hatching / Circular radiate incuse punch. VF for issue.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/2 Stater667 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 1/12 Stater663 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 600-550) Lion Paw - EL 1/24641 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 1/24634 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) Geometric bee - EL 1/6632 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) Man - EL 1/6624 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 570-530) Crab - EL 1/6613 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 600-550) Geometric - EL 1/24612 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.55g) Geometric designs.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Lion - EL 1/12602 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 600-550) Lion 2 - EL 1/12574 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 650-600) EL 1/24 Stater569 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 625-600) Swastika - EL 1/24568 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 560-530) Man - EL 1/24 Stater549 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 650-600) thunderbolt - EL 1/12 Stater548 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 550-500) Eagle - EL 1/48546 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 600-550) Lion 3 - EL 1/24544 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 550-500) Ram - EL 1/24541 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 650-600) EL 1/3 Stater534 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 Stater529 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 600-550) Geometric - EL 1/12524 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 650-600) thunderbolt - EL 1/6 Stater522 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 600-550) Figural - EL 1/24521 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 650-600) EL 1/3 Stater520 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 1/6 Stater511 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 600-550) Lion 3 - EL 1/24511 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) Geometric bee - EL 1/12510 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) Man - EL 1/48507 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 570-530) Crab - EL 1/6504 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 600-550) Geometric - EL 1/12499 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/12th Stater or Hemihekte (1.15g). Geometric designs.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 650-600) EL 1/6 Stater499 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 1/4 Stater493 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 550-500) EL Stater493 viewsAsia Minor, uncertain mint possibly in Ionia, ca 500-­480 BC. EL Stater (13.97g). Forepart of ram right / Rectangular incuse punch. Of the highest rarity, only the third specimen known of this intriguing issue. Of superb style and well struck in high relief, good extremely fine.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Lion 1 - EL 1/6489 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 625-600) Geometric - EL 1/12488 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 520-480) Hemiobol482 viewslate 6th century BC. AR Hemiobol (0.43g). Scorpion (?) / Rough incuse square. Apparently unpublished. Extremely rare. gVF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 570-540) Stag - EL 1/6480 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) Geometric - EL 1/48480 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 550-500) Horse - EL 1/6479 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 625-600) Geometric - EL 1/12476 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 650-600) EL 1/6 Stater470 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 Stater469 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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Ionia Uncertain (BC 570-540) Griffin - EL 1/12464 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 550-500) Lion - EL 1/6463 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) Bull - EL 1/6 Stater460 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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Ionian League (AD 139-161) AE 36 - Marcus Aurelius447 viewsMarcus Aurelius, as Caesar, 139-161 AD. AE36 - Medallion (41.94g, 12h). Gillespie Type I. Marcus Claudius Fronto, asiarch and high priest of the Thirteen Cities. Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Tyche Soterios (Fortuna Redux) standing left. Near EF, blue-black patina with some bare metal showing through, minor smoothing in fields, obverse details slightly strengthened. One of two examples known to Gillespie, and the only one in private hands. Group CEM; ex Gillespie Coll., Münzhandlung Basel 10 (3/1938), lot 438; Münzhandlung Basel 3, (3/1935), lot 1012.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Lion - EL 1/24444 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 600-550) Lion 3 - EL 1/24433 viewsca 600-550 BC. EL 1/24th Stater (5mm, 0.47g). Lion head facing / Incuse punch. VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 625-600) Geometric - EL 1/24389 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 1/24378 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 650-600) EL 1/12 Stater 371 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 625-600) Swastika - EL 1/24363 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 600-550) Lion 1 - EL 1/6360 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) Figural - EL 1/24 Stater358 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) Lion 1 - EL 1/6352 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 paw - AR 1/48 347 viewsca 6th century BC. AR 1/48 Stater (0.27g). Lion's paw / Incuse square. Good VF. Rare. Mueller coll.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 550-500) Lion - EL 1/24347 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) Horse - EL 1/6326 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) EL Stater326 viewsAsia Minor, uncertain mint possibly in Ionia, ca 500 BC. EL Stater (14.07g). Lion’s head right with dotted collar; behind, two raised squares / Quadripartite punch with uneven surface. Two specimens known. A powerful representation of superb Archaic style. Good extremely fine.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Figural - EL 1/6323 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) Lion 1 - EL 1/12321 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 625-600) Swastika - EL 1/12321 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 1/6297 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 550-500) Lion - EL 1/24 Stater296 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 600-550) Lion paw - AR 1/48 295 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 550-500) Horse - EL 1/6295 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 625-600) Swastika - EL 1/48291 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 650-600) EL 1/24 Stater 291 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 1/6 Stater287 viewsca 650-600 BC. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (9mm, 2.42g). Lydo-Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened striated surface / Double incuse square. Good VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 600-550) Bull - EL 1/24284 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 550-500) EL Stater284 viewsAsia Minor, uncertain mint possibly in Ionia, ca 500-­480 BC. EL Stater (13.99g). Lactating lioness crouching left, head facing / Two rectangular incuses divided by a narrow band. Of the highest rarity, among the finest of only five specimens known. Struck on a full flan and extremely fine. Ex NFA 25 (1990), 62 and Sotheby's Zurich (10/1993), 50.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 520-470) Triobol?271 viewsca 510-495 BC. AR Triobol (11mm, 2.23g). Forepart of horse right / Quadripartite incuse punch. VF.
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Ionia Uncertain (BC 625-600) Swastika - EL 1/6259 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 600-550) Lion 1 - EL 1/6258 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 625-600) Swastika - EL 1/6257 viewsca 625-600 BC. EL Hekte – 1/6 Stater (10mm, 2.55g). Milesian standard, geometric type. Raised swastika pattern / Quadripartite incuse square. Good VF. Ex CNG 82 (9/2009), lot 622.
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