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    LYCIA. Phaselis. Ca. 4th century BC. AR stater (10.43 gm). NGC Choice AU 4/5 - 4/5. Prow of galley right, gunwale decorated with gorgoneion, cicada with head upward to right / ΦAΣ above galley stern to left, octopus-like creature (or flower?) below legend above. Heipp-Tamer Series 6, unlisted variety. Deeply struck in sound metal and attractively toned. 

    Some cataloguers have described the object below -left of the Φ in the reverse legend as a "die break," but it is clearly not this, having considerable detail and appearing to depict a creature with many legs, or possibly a flower with radial petals. 


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