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ID:     710879
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     ATTICA, ISLANDS OFF
City:     Aegina
Date Ruled:     Circa 510-485 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Weight:     5.90 g
Obverse Description:     "Proto-tortoise" with head in profile, thin neck band, and pellets running down its shell
Reverse Description:     Incuse square with "Union Jack" pattern
Primary Reference:     Milbank -
Reference2:     cf. Asyut Group II
Reference3:     Dewing 1662
Reference4:     SNG Cop -; BMC -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76107
Grade:     Good VF, attractive iridescent toning around turtle
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 879 Exceptional metal