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ID:     710948
Type:     Greek
Region:     IONIA
City:     Uncertain Ionian Mint
Metal:     Electrum
Denomination:     EL Hemihekte 1/12 Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 650-600
Weight:     1.46 g
Obverse Description:     Three-sided square with central projection, surrounded by radiate lines
Reverse Description:     Rough incuse square punch
Primary Reference:     Weidauer -
Reference2:     Boston MFA 1779 = Warren 1708
Reference3:     Rosen 363
Reference4:     Triton VIII, lot 454; CNG 70, lot 276-277; CNG 69, lot 434
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 948 Very rare Struck from the same obverse die as the Boston specimen, and the same die and punch as the others. The obverse was also used to strike 1/24 staters in the same series (see CNG 70, lots 278-279).