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91000248

The First Coinage of Gargara

CNG 91, Lot: 248. Estimate $300.
Sold for $750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

TROAS, Gargara. Circa 450-400 BC. AR Hemiobol (9mm, 0.51 g). Female head left, hair bound in sakkos; ΓAP behind neck / Quadripartite incuse square. CNG 67, lot 650; Hirsch 262, lot 2355 = Hirsch 186, lot 318; Gorny & Mosch Stuttgart Auction 1, lot 242; otherwise unpublished. VF, lightly toned, some porosity. Extremely rare first coinage at Gargara.