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    IONIA. Phocaea. Ca. 521-478 BC. EL sixth stater or hecte (10mm, 2.56 gm). NGC Choice AU ★ 5/5 - 5/5. Facing head of Silenus in Archaic style / Quadripartite incuse square, one quadrant partially filled. Bodenstedt 43. BMC 3. SNG Fitzwilliam 4559. A little gem, with a sharply struck and amusing face of Silenus. NOTE: NGC lists as Bodenstedt 67, dated 477-388 BC, but this is a somewhat later, more classical issue with a facing Silenus.

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