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ID:     720716
Type:     Greek
Region:     IONIA
City:     Achaemenid Period
Issuer:     Uncertain satrap
Date Ruled:     Circa 340-334 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Unit
Struck / Cast:     struck
Weight:     1.87 g
Obverse Legend:     [BA]
Obverse Description:     Persian king or hero in kneeling-running stance right, holding spear and bow; [BA to lower left]; c/m: star in incuse square
CM 1 Description:      Star in incuse square
Reverse Description:     Incuse relief map of the hinterland of Ephesos(?)
Primary Reference:     Johnston, Earliest, AE 1-3 (with c/m)
Reference2:     Mildenberg, MÜnzwesen pp. 25-26 and pl. XIII, 112
Reference3:     BMC Ionia P. 324, 7
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, black patina
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 716 Very rare.