Unknown Greek obol

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by eparch, May 18, 2021.

  1. eparch

    eparch Well-Known Member

    Can anyone help identify this ?

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    Greek Obol ?
    Weight: 0,4 gram
    Diameter: 9,7 mm
     
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  3. Iepto

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  4. Dwarf

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    Last edited: May 18, 2021
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  5. Dwarf

    Dwarf Member

    Sometimes better refrain from machine-translation.
    The book cited is
    Axel Winzer: Antike Portraitmünzen der Perser und Griechen aus vorhellenistischer Zeit.
    Unfortunately "Winzer" is also a profession: winegrower or winemaker ;)
     
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  6. Ed Snible

    Ed Snible Well-Known Member

    @Iepto is correct. I strongly suspect this Uncertain is from Mallos, but the only evidence I have is style. I haven't found any die links to any inscribed coinage.
     
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  7. eparch

    eparch Well-Known Member

    @Iepto and @Dwarf - thank you both for your help.

    I bought it from an obscure new auction house which obviously
    doesn't do much research compared to the two distinguished ones
    you quoted, but on the other hand it was much cheaper !
     
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