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Lot# 64Estimate: US$175000 I Am the Badge of Phanes
Ionia. Ephesus. EL Stater
Ionia. Ephesus. c. 625-600 BC. EL Stater, 14.02g. (11h). Obv: Spotted stag grazing right; above, retrograde, ΦΑΝΟΣ ΕΜΙ ΣΕΙΜΑ ("I am the badge of Phanes"). Rx: Three rough geometric incuse punches (Reverse B). Weidauer 39 (same dies). Harlan J. Berk, 100 Greatest Ancient Coins, pp. 10 and 120. Of the less than ten recorded examples of this extremely important first electrum coin to name an individual, this is one of the few with a full legend. It is also beautifuly centered with a full head and body of the stag, and even shows some of the spots on the stag's coat. Bold Fine/good VF.

Ex Jonathan Rosen Collection.
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