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Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 759. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2006. 
Sold For $1000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

IONIA, Uncertain. Circa 650-600 BC. EL 1/24 Stater (0.64 g). Milesian standard. Striated type. Flattened striated surface / Incuse square punch with serrated edges. Weidauer -; Traité I 14-15 var. (plain-edged punch); cf. SNG Kayhan 683 (1/48 stater; same rev. punch). VF.

This and the previous lot are from an apparent subvariety of the striated type, which used a reverse punch with serrated edges. Both lots are also struck from the same reverse punch as the Kayhan 1/48 stater.