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    Superb Style, Strike, Pedigree

    CARIAN ISLANDS. Cos. Ca. 345-340 BC. AR didrachm (20mm, 6.85 gm, 12h). NGC Choice AU ★ 5/5 - 5/5, Fine Style. Philo-, magistrate. Head of Heracles right, bearded, wearing lion skin headdress / Veiled head of Demeter left, IΦ right, KΩION below. HGC 6, 1305. Pixodarus p. 235, 19a (A2/P10 - this coin, illustrated). Rare! Wonderful deep strike from dies of tremendous style, on a broad, round flan. Beautiful light toning.


    Ex Numismatic Fine Arts XX (9 March 1988), lot 737; NFA VIII (6 June 1980), lot 294; 1978 Pixodarus Hoard (CH IX, 421).


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