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Ionia, c. 600 - 550 B.C.
Some numismatists have attributed this type to the Carian Island of Cos, due to the striking similarities to the archaic silver coinage of that island. Although this attribution is possible, most of the numismatic community accepts this type as Ionian in origin.
hekte, Unpublished in standard
refs but about a dozen known from sales, cf. Rosen
346 - 347 (Anatolia, uncertain city, 1/96 Phocaic stater
), VF, dark spots, uncertain Ionian
2.612g, maximum diameter
10.0mm, Phocaic standard
crab seen from above; reverse
square; very rare
Catalog current as of Monday, May 20, 2019.
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