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Kyrene, Cyrenaica (Second Period)


[B]Kyrene, Cyrenaica (Second Period; 480-435 BC.) AR hemidrachm (asiatic standard)[/B] [u]Obv[/u]: Silphium plant (Type I). [u]Rev[/u]: Bust of Zeus Ammon, facing right; dotted circular border. [u]Provenance[/u]: ex. Vauctions (lot#71), 1.8.08 [u]Attribution[/u]: BMC Cyrenaica pl.13, 57; SNG Cop -; Muller Afrique 34var. [u]Weight[/u]: 1.37 gm. [u]Maximal Diameter[/u]: 12 mm. [u]Axis[/u]: 12 [u]Note[/u]: It is possible that there is something (animal) perched on the silphium plant. JB301

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