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    Islands off Caria, Cos. Circa 357-330 B.C. AR light-weight tetradrachm. Bearded head right of Herakles, resembling the Carian dynast Mausolos, wearing lion skin/Veiled head left of Demeter, resembling Artemisia, sister and wife of Mausolos. 15.08 g. Unpublished except as a didrachm (BMC 18) and a few auction appearances (Hess-Leu 28, lot 246; Leu 25, 155; NFA X, 197 with same reverse die). Bold EF, insignificant mark on obverse cheek and nicely toned.
    From the Collection of Dr. Joseph M. Seventko. (Variety PCGS# 100116, Base PCGS# 9904)

    Weight: 8.48 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 3% Silver , 5.33% Copper


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    July, 2002
    27th-30th Saturday-Tuesday
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