Cyprus. Uncertain mint circa 480 BC.
Siglos - Stater AR
Ram walking left, with an ankh symbol re-engraved, Cypriote letter V (ra) beneath his belly / Laurel branch with bud at tip, from the base springs a pair of leaves, enclosing a pair of berries, ankh symbol to left, all within incuse square.
very fine, struck from heavily worn obverse die
Zapiti & Michaelidou 2 var. (no symbols on reverse); Asyut pl. 32, N-O var. (same); E.S.G. Robinson, "Greek Coins Acquired by the British Museum, 1938-1948" in NC 1948, 5 var. (same).
|Price realized||460 GBP 12 bids|
|Starting price||250 GBP|