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ID:     77000195
Type:     Greek
Region:     CRETE
City:     Phaistus
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE18
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 300-250
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     5.25 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Description:     Talos, nude, advancing right, hurling stone in his right hand, holding another in his left
Reverse Legend:     ΦΑΙC−ΤΙΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Hound on the scent to right
Primary Reference:     Svoronos, Numismatique 74
Reference2:     Joy 490
Reference3:     SNG Cop 520
Reference4:     BMC 27-8
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Near EF, wonderful red-brown patina.
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 195 From the Christopher Morcom Collection. Ex Sir Herman Weber Collection (not in Forrer’s catalog).