Quality ancient bronze AE26 dolphin-shaped coin, Olbia, Sarmatia, 5th/4th C. BC

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Cast bronze dolphin. Dolphin with raised spine / Similar. 27mm in length, 1.16 grams, dark green and brown patina, extremely nice for these! SNG BM Black Sea 362; SNG Stancombe 334. SKU Q198-31246

Only ONE coin is for sale (not two)  - the actual coin for sale is scanned on both sides.

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

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