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Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 758. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 12 September 2007. 
Sold For $650. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CILICIA, Nagidos. Circa 400-385/4 BC. AR Stater (10.82 g, 9h). Aphrodite seated left, holding phiale over altar to left; to right, Eros standing left, crowning her with wreath / Dionysos standing left, holding grape bunch and thyrsos; uncertain letter to lower left. Casabonne type 5; Lederer 25 corr. (letter not noted; same dies); cf. SNG France 21; BMC 12 (same dies). EF, minor die rust.

Ex Peus 392 (4 May 2007), lot 4377.

Both examples in Lederer are struck such that the letter on the reverse is off the flan.