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ID:     161212
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     ATTICA, ISLANDS OFF
City:     Aegina
Date Ruled:     Circa 456/45-431 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Obol
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 456/45-431
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     0.91 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     A-I
Obverse Description:     Land tortoise with segmented shell; [A-I flanking]
Reverse Legend:     Δ−Ι
Reverse Description:     Skew pattern incuse; Δ−Ι upwards in left incuses
Primary Reference:     Milbank pl. III, 12
Reference2:     SNG Delepierre -
Reference3:     Dewing 1694 var. (NI on reverse)
Reference4:     SNG Cop 527 var. (same); BMC 199
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=77795
Grade:     VF, darkly toned
Notes:     Rare.