Greece (ancient) - Lesbos, Mytilene. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (copying an Athenian dekadrachm), circa 454-428/7 BC - Gold

Description
Greece (ancient) - Lesbos, Mytilene. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (copying an Athenian dekadrachm), circa 454-428/7 BC - Gold
Very fine

Lesbos, Mytilene. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (10.5mm, 2.43 g, 9h), circa 454-428/7 BC. Obv: Forepart of goat right, head reverted.
Rev: Owl standing facing, wings spread, within incuse square.
Ref: Bodenstedt Em. 42; HGC 6, 968.
Toned.

The reverse of this issue was very likely copied from the famous Athenian dekadrachm

Lot details
Country
Greece (ancient)
Currency
Lesbos, Mytilene. EL Hekte – Sixth Stater (copying an Athenian dekadrachm),
Year/Period and Variation
circa 454-428/7 BC
Precious metals
Gold
Condition
Very fine
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