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    Rare Archaic Athena Head

    MYSIA. Cyzicus. Ca. 550-450 BC. EL sixth stater or hecte (10mm, 2.66 gm). NGC Choice XF 5/5 - 4/5. Head of Athena left, wearing Corinthian helmet pushed back on head and pearl or bead necklace, tuna fish downward to right / Quadripartite incuse square. Von Fritze 63, pl. II, 16. Rare! An exceptional head of Athena, struck in gemlike high relief. Note: A similar specimen sold in Gemini VII (9 January 2011, lot 461) for $60,000!

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