Electrum EL 1/12 stater, 1.17g.
Obv. Forepast of stag right, head turned to left.
Rev. Incuse with linear designs.
NGC graded XF Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5.A historical coin, this piece is a smaller denomination belonging to the series issued by Phanes, an individual otherwise unknown in the historical record. The ultra rare Electrum stater and trite are signed with Phanes’ names and are the first coins in world history to bear a legend and a personal name. The lower denominations are rare, such as this 1/12 piece. It features smaller variation from the famous full bodied stag design that is identified as the “badge” of Phanes on stater. Top 100 Ancient.