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    Athens Decadrachm in Miniature

    Ascalon (Ca. 400-338 BC). AR quarter-shekel (17mm, 3.94 gm, 9h). Female head r. with oriental hairstyle and ponytail knotted at bottom / [?a] (A N for Ascalon); Owl stands facing, wings spread, above r. dolphin, inscription upper l. Gitler-Tal III.D. BMC Palestine 8, pl. 19.8. Traite pl. CXXIII,17. SNG ANS 6, pl. 1, 32. Mildenberg 2000c. pl 56,29. Extremely rare and almost never offered. Very Fine.

    The reverse of this coin imitates the famed Athenian decadrachm. Enlarged at Samuels 17.


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