AEGINA SILVER STATER – SPECIMEN WITH UNUSUAL “REVERSE PUNCH” TYPE COUNTERMARK – CHOICE FINE NGC GRADED GREEK COIN (Inv. 15722)
ISLAND OF AEGINA. Ca. 525-480 BC.
Silver Stater, 12.10 g, 18 mm.
Obv. Sea turtle, its beaked head turned left.
Rev. Mill-sail incuse punch.
Meadows, Aegina, Group IIb; Milbank pl. I, 11; Asyut Group IVa; HGC 6, 429.
NGC graded CHOICE FINE, Strike 4/5, Surface 3/5, “countermark”, with an interesting and unusual countermark that resembles in form the coin’s reverse punch.