IONIA. Phokaia. Circa 521-478 BC. Diobol (Silver, 9 mm, 1.16 g). Head of a nymph to left, wearing sakkos adorned with a central band and circular earring. Rev. Quadripartite incuse square. Klein 452. SNG Copenhagen 389-94. SNG Kayhan 522. A beautifully toned and very sharp example, free from all the porosity that usually plagues this series. Extremely fine.
From the Kleinkunst Collection, Leu 6, 23 October 2020, 197, ex Nomos 9, 21 October 2014, 157, and from the RRG Collection, acquired prior to 1978.