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ID:     76000638
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     CYCLADES
City:     Ios
Date Ruled:     3rd century BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE9
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 3rd century
Diameter:     9 mm
Weight:     0.76 g
Die Axis:     10 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Homer right
Reverse Legend:     ΙΗ−ΤΩ
Reverse Description:     palm tree
Primary Reference:     cf. Joy 514 (larger denomination)
Reference2:     SNG Cop 677 corr. (ethnic)
Reference3:     cf. BMC 7
Reference4:     Pozzi (Boutin) 4531 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=108313
Grade:     VF, dark brown patina
Notes:     Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 638 Extremely rare. From the Christopher Morcom Collection. Ex Prof. S. Pozzi Collection (not in Ars Classica sale).