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I picked up this coin from Hirsch Nachfolger recent auction as "unsold"lot.

Ionia/ uncertain City State/ Mint/ Ruler?

0.37g.     6.2mm.     .800

EL 1/48 Stater ND/ NM struck circa 600-575BC

obv: Human Leg?

rev: Three Pellets in Incuse Circle

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This silver obol is from Phlious and looks very similar. The half staters from that city featured a triskeles, and the theory is that the single leg represented a fraction of that coin.

~ Peter 


Phlious obol - CNG .jpg

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