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    Uncertain Thraco-Macedonian Mint. Circa 500 B.C. EL stater. Lactating lioness advancing to left, lowered head facing/Two rectangular incuses divided by a narrow band. 14.00 g. VF with detail equal to any of the published specimens.
    This extremely rare coin is one of only a handful depicting this unusual and provocative coin type. Other examples can be found in NFA XVIII, lot 95 (prices realized sheet reading $65,000), NFA XXV, lot 62 (prices realized sheet also reading $65,000; same obverse die), and Leu 52, lot 49 (same dies).
    From the Collection of Dr. Joseph M. Seventko. (NGC ID# 5RJJ, Variety PCGS# 100037, Base PCGS# 9822)

    Weight: 16.97 grams

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


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2002
    27th-30th Saturday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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