GREEK COINAGE. Circa 454-427 BC. Mytilene, Lesbos Island. 1/6th Electrum Stater. NGC certified in choice-extremely-fine quality.
Ancient Greece: Ionia Apollo Electrum 1/6th Stater Choice-XF Quality
Mytilene is an Ancient Greek city and the capital of the island of Lesbos. Very early coinage was struck here in electrum, a natural alloy of gold and silver, in various sizes and designs. This is a 1/6th-Stater featuring the famous Ancient deity, Apollo. While in circulated-condition, this electrum stater is very attractive with perfect strike and surface ratings and well centered designs.
This is an excellent opportunity to own a nice example of some of the earliest coinage made at a very reasonable price. Coin imaged is the exact coin that you will receive.