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ID:     77000245
Type:     Greek
Region:     IONIA
City:     Uncertain Ionian Mint
Metal:     Electrum
Denomination:     EL Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 625-600
Weight:     13.99 g
Obverse Description:     Geometric figure resembling a star, composed of a cross with lines radiating from angles, centered upon a polygon of eight sides; all within a square with slightly rounded sides
Reverse Description:     Two incuse square punches, one with a star of eight rays, the other quadripartite with a pellet in each quarter; between, a rectangular incuse of a zigzag pattern
Primary Reference:     McFadden 6 = Zhuyuetang 1 = CNG 51, 429
Reference2:     Triton X, 318 (both from same obv. die and rev. punches), otherwise unpublished
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 245 The third known stater for this series.