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Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 619. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 12 September 2007. 
Sold For $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CRETE, Knossos. 2nd-1st centuries BC. Æ 26mm (22.33 g, 12h). Laureate head of Zeus right; B behind / Eagle standing right; QA to upper right, E between legs, B to lower left (other letters unclear). Cf. Svoronos, Numismatique 153; Joy -; cf. SNG Copenhagen 389; cf. BMC 52. VF, dark green patina. Apparently unpublished.

From the Christopher Morcom Collection.

All the published examples of this type are of much lower weight.