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Greek coin of Ionia
Stater (electrum)
Mint: Ionia, late 7th–early 6th century BCE
Weight: 14.12 gr
Extended loan from a Private Collector, New York
Accession number: 2010.1/7
Obverse: Stag grazing to right, surmounted by legend in Greek (retrograde): ΦΑΝEΟΣ ΕΜΙ ΣΗΜΑ (“I am Phanes sign”)
Reverse: Incuse punches

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir