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Silver Miletos Diobol, Lion Forepart, around 500 BC

Silver Miletos Diobol, Lion Forepart, around 500 BC


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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Numismatics: Coins: Ancient: Greek: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1438151
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Bernhard I. Muller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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 $360.00 
Forepart of a roaring lion on the right, the head turned to the left. Reverse with stellate floral pattern within incuse square.
References: SNG Kayhan 476-82, SNG Keckman 273, SNG von Aulock 2080.
Silver, 1.13 g
Ionia, Miletos, late 6th to early 5th century BC
D. 8 mm (0.3 in)
The obverse struck somewhat off center, otherwise good and very fine.
Swiss private collection, ex Leu Numismatik AG, Zurich.

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