Caria, Knidos


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Circa 500-490 BC. AR drachm, 6.16 gr., 14.3 mm.

 Obv: protome of a roaring lion to the right.

Rev: head of Aphrodite to the right, wearing taenia; all within incuse square.

Ref: Cahn 49 (V27/R38). SNG Copenhagen 215 (same dies).

 A lovely piece of beautiful Archaic style. Obverse struck from the usual worn die. Very fine.