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ID:     82000589
Type:     Greek
Region:     MYSIA
City:     Cyzicus
Date Ruled:     Circa 500-450 BC
Metal:     Electrum
Denomination:     EL Hekte
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 500-450
Weight:     2.61 g
Obverse Description:     Skythian archer, wearing pointed cap, kneeling left, holding bow and bowcase; to left, tunny downward
Reverse Description:     Quadripartite incuse square
Primary Reference:     Hurter & Liewald I 12a = Rosen Collection 234
Reference2:     Von Fritze I -
Reference3:     SNG France -
Reference4:     cf. Pozzi 2186 (hemihekte)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF
Notes:     Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 589 Extremely rare, the second hekte known, and the third known coin of this type overall.