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Lot 1779    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Greek Silver & Bronze

Estimate $300
SOLD $250

ATTICA, Aegina, (525/20-500 B.C.), silver stater, (12.09 grams), obv. smoothed shell sea turtle without row of dots down dorsal spine, rev. small incuse square, of 'Union Jack pattern' design with five sunken triangle compartments, (S.1858, Asyut Group III-IV, 'Small skew' cf.464, SNG Cop. 501, cf.Selinus hoard 99-100). Off centred reverse punch, otherwise nearly very fine and rare.

This is the second major stage of development in the reverse punch.

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  • Lot 1779   This lot

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    Estimate $300

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