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    Star Archaic Hecte

    IONIA. Uncertain mint. Ca. 650-600 BC. EL sixth-stater or hecte (9mm, 2.40 gm). NGC (photo-certificate) Choice AU★ 5/5 - 4/5. Field of striated lines, resembling ripples on water / Two incuse square punches of different size, side-by side, with irregular interior surfaces. Weidauer Group II, 6-8. SNG Kayhan 680. SNG von Aulock 1769. Cf. Linzalone LN1024 (hemistater). An extremely rare example of one of the very earliest coinages. Boldly struck with crisp lines.

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