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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Greece| > |Lokris| > GB49604
Skarpheia, Lokri Opuntii, Lokris, Greece, 3rd - 2nd Century B.C.
|Lokris|, |Skarpheia,| |Lokri| |Opuntii,| |Lokris,| |Greece,| |3rd| |-| |2nd| |Century| |B.C.|, BCD notes, "A remarkable, hitherto unknown coin of a rare mint with a reverse clearly inscribed SK on the left below the shield. The obverse style appears to be earlier rather than later; the coin therefore may have been struck during the third rather than the second century B.C."
GB49604. Bronze AE 12, BCD Lokris (NAC 55) 159.1 (this coin, otherwise unpublished), F, encrustations, Skarpheia mint, weight 2.143g, maximum diameter 12.2mm, die axis 0o, obverse head of Demeter right; reverse Ajax the Lesser advancing left, shield in left, sword in right, seen from ¾ behind (as on the Opuntii and Lokri drachms), SK on the left below the shield; ex BCD Collection, ex Numismatic Ars Classica Auction 55, 159.1; unique?; SOLD










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