454-378BC El Hecte VF

LESBOS. Mytilene. Ca. 454-378 BC. EL sixth stater or hecte (11mm, 2.56 gm, 6h). NGC Choice VF 5/5 - 5/5. Head of Ares right, bearded, wearing crested Attic helmet embossed with forepart of griffin / Calf's head right within incuse square. Bodenstedt -, cf. 65 for obverse, cf. 56 for reverse (see ROMA 10, lot 460 for another example struck from the same die pairing). Possibly the second known example and Exceedingly RARE!

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