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806143. Sold For $20000

IONIA, Klazomenai. Circa 499-494 BC. AR Didrachm (18mm, 6.99 g). Forepart of winged boar right / Rough quadripartite incuse square. SNG Copenhagen 1-2; SNG München 450; SNG von Aulock 1981-2; BMC 2. Superb EF, toned. Perfectly centered on a broad flan of excellent metal.

Ex Leu 48 (10 May 1989), lot 227.

Another member city of the Ionian Dodekapolis, Klazomenai was one of the first Ionian cities to issue silver coins. It was the birthplace of the philosopher Anaxagoras, who was responsible for early theories on universal order.