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Ancient Coins

Sa, 01.06.2019, from 05:00 PM CEST
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Description

Cyprus. Uncertain mint circa 480 BC.
Siglos - Stater AR

19mm., 10,95g.

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).

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Price realized 460 GBP 12 bids
Starting price 250 GBP
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