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Coin Type: Holed bronze lepton of the Ionian Islands as a British Protectorate.
Mint and Date: ??, 1934.
Size and Weight: 16mm, 1.87g.
Obverse: IONIKO KPATOΣ 1834.
Winged lion standing left (the Lion of St. Mark), halo above head, bunch of arrows clasped in right forepaw contained within a band marked with a cross.
Britannia, draped, enthroned right, wearing a Corinthinan helmet and holding a tall trident in her left hand. Her right hand rests on a shield at her side, upon which is engraved the Union Flag.
Provenance: herbertgreenwich (eBay), September 2009.
BW Ref: 001 052 167
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