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Ancients: LESBOS. Mytilene. Ca. 460-450 BC. EL hecte, (12mm, 2.51 gm, 5h). ...

2013 April 18-19 & 22-23 CICF World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago #3024

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Auction Ended On: Apr 19, 2013
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Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel
5440 N. River Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018

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LESBOS. Mytilene. Ca. 460-450 BC. EL hecte, (12mm, 2.51 gm, 5h).  Forepart of boar running right, truncation dotted / Head of roaring lion right within linear square frame. Bodenstedt 41. Traite II 2, 2154, pl. 159, 30. Sharply struck from a fresh obverse die. Likely the finest example known of this rare issue. Good Extremely Fine.

Ex Gemini IX (9 January 2012), lot 110. 

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