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Harlan J. Berk Ltd.
Buy or Bid Sale 215  4 May 2021
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Attica, Aegina. Stater; Attica, Aegina; c. 510-480 BC, Stater, 12.23g. Milbank-3, Asyut-433 (Group III). Obv: Smooth-shelled sea turtle with row of dots down center of shell. Rx: Union Jack pattern incuse. Ex Gemini XI, 12 January 2014, lot 136.This is one of the first three small classes of Aegina issues. Normally they are worn very heavily because these circulated as the first international trade coin. This is a wonderful example. Not only perfectly centered but with a full row of dots on the shell which rarely exists. This in fact is one of the finest of the first sea turtles in existence . MS
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