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ID:     74000257
Type:     Greek
Region:     CRETE
City:     Rhaucus
Date Ruled:     Circa 300-270 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 300-270
Weight:     5.55 g
Obverse Description:     Youthful head facing slightly right
Reverse Legend:     A / • / A / •
Reverse Description:     Two dolphins swimming diagonally in opposite directions; archiac A in corners above each, • in other corners; all in incuse square
Primary Reference:     Svoronos, Numismatique 3
Reference2:     SNG Cop -
Reference3:     Weber 4590 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, toned, minor surface roughness, light smoothing on reverse
Notes:     Sale: Triton X, Lot: 257 Extremely rare. From the David Herman Collection. Ex Hagen Tronnier Collection (KÜnker 94, 27 September 2004), lot 926; Clarence S. Bement Collection (Naville VII, 23 June 1924), lot 1323; Sir Herman Weber Collection, 4590; W. Yorke Moore Collection (Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 1 March 1889).