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Istros leaf shaped money; AE 42; 6th to 5 th century BC

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Cast bronze coin in the shape of a leaf or arrow head, but could not be an arrow head since it is not sharpened and does not have any place to attach a shaft.

Metal: Bronze 5.8 grams, 42 mm 

Condition: Fine

Purchase code: 244

History of Istros

A Milisian colony in the wilds of Northern Greece (Thace). Produced large  quatities of silver coinage frrom local silver mines.

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