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    CARIA. Cnidus. Ca. 449-411 BC. AR drachm (17mm, 6.16 gm, 9h). NGC AU ★ 4/5 - 4/5, Fine Style. Head and foreleg of roaring male lion to right  / Head of Aphrodite right, hair bound in taenia and in queue down neck, within incuse square. Cahn, Knidos 56,86A (these dies). Boston 251,1983. Rare. Well struck in good metal from dies of fine style, with wonderful old cabinet toning.

    Ex Münzen & Medaillen 25 (Stuttgart, 2007), lot 2159; H. Rollhäuser collection (M&M Basel, FPL 557, 1992), no. 1. 


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