Quality AE25 dolphin-shaped coin, Olbia, Sarmatia, ca.5th/4th century BC

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Cast bronze dolphin. Dolphin with raised spine / Similar. 25mm in length, 1.72 grams. SNG BM Black Sea 362; SNG Stancombe 334. SKU T1838-52543.

Dark green and brown patina, extremely nice for these! Only ONE coin is for sale (not two) - the actual coin for sale is scanned on both sides. Unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic.

The earliest Olbian coins were not round, but assumed a shape of a dolphin, an animal of religious importance to the Olbians.