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ID:     Icus
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY, ISLANDS OFF
City:     Icus
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Chalkous
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     c. 350 BC
Diameter:     13 mm
Weight:     2.53 g
Obverse Description:     Bearded and wreathed head of Poseidon r.
Reverse Legend:     ΙΚΙΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Trident head upwards, between two opposed dolphins swimming downwards; all in incuse circle
Mint:     Icus
Primary Reference:     CNG Triton XV, 795
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=199419
Special Comments:     Rogers dates the Peparethos early bronze to 361 - 340 BC and the early coins of Ikos probably fall somewhere between those dates with the earliest types such as this coin struck circa 360 BC.
Grade:     VF
Notes:     These dies unknown and unpublished. Similar to Rogers 558.