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    Rare Geometric Trite

    IONIA. Uncertain city. Ca. 625-600 BC. EL third-stater or trite (12mm, 4.68 gm). Lydo-Milesian standard. Star-like geometric pattern composed of a cross upon eight-sided polygon / Rectangular incuse divided into four large compartments, two containing pellets, the others subdivided by angled lines. McFadden 1. SNG Kayhan 697. SNG Copenhagen (Cyprus, etc.), pl. 10, 318. Konuk & Lorber fig. 14. An exemplary specimen of this intriguing early coinage. NGC XF 5/5 - 5/5.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2015
    4th-5th Sunday-Monday
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