[B]Kaunos, Caria (490-470 BC.)
[u]Obv[/u]: Iris w/ curved wings and outstretched hands in a right kneeling-running position, looking back.
[u]Rev[/u]: Griffin standing left, raised forepaw, w/in dotted border in quadrilateral incuse.
[u]Attribution[/u]: SNG Helsinki 812; Konuk 35
[u]Provenance[/u]: ex.Superior Coin (#15xx),1992.
[u]Weight[/u]: 2.93 gm
[u]Maximal Diameter[/u]: 12.42 mm
[u]Note[/u]: K. Konuk, "The Early Coinage of Kaunos," Studies Price; H. A. Troxell, "Winged Carians," Essays Thompson. Kaunos, a maritime city of Caria, 4 miles south from Pisilis, the people of which were reputed autochthonous (i.e., formed in place where found).