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352, Lot: 683. Estimate $300.
Sold for $525. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of ten (10) uniface electrotypes copying electrum staters. After the following BM originals: UNCERTAIN IONIAN MINT: Striated pattern. BMC 1 (Miletos) // IONIA, Smyrna. Lion’s head left. BMC 39 (Uncertain mint) // LESBOS, Methymna. Sow standing right. BMC 35 (Uncertain mint) // TROAS, Dardanos. Cock standing right. BMC 34 (Uncertain mint) // MYSIA, Kyzikos Ram kneeling left; tunny below. BMC 48 // Kekrops, with body ending in fish tail, to left; tunny below. BMC 66 // Forepart of man-headed bull right; tunny behind. BMC 82 // Veiled and wreathed head of Demeter or Kore left; tunny below. BMC 101 // Dionysos reclining left; tunny below. BMC 107 // MYSIA, Lampsakos. Forepart of Pegasos left within wreath. BMC 8. As made. An interesting group. LOT SOLD AS IS, NO RETURNS. Ten (10) coins in lot.

Such uniface specimens were created by Robert Ready and sons to mount in educational displays that were produced for and inexpensively sold to British schools in the pre-war era.