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LESBOS. Ionian Revolt. Methymna (?).
Av.: Sow standing to r.
Rv.: Quadripartite incuse square.
Ref.: Boston 1814.
BoC: 17/2, 1992/3, p.13.
FAKE – The few genuine staters of this type are all somewhat off-center which makes the exact position of the animal´s hind leg uncertain. The sow of the counterfeit stands firmly on the ground, on genuine coins, as Boston, the sow is walking. The teats of the counterfeit are too pronounced.