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CNG 103, Lot: 253. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

IONIA, Erythrai. Circa 550-500 BC. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (9.5mm, 2.59 g). Head of Herakles left, wearing lion skin / Incuse square with mill-sail design. Cf. SNG Kayhan 737–8 (quadripartite incuse); cf. SNG von Aulock 1942 (same); SNG Copenhagen –; cf. Boston MFA 1806–7 (same). Good VF, slight die rust. Unusual incuse. Very rare.

Struck from the same obverse die as the previous lot, with different incuse type.