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ID:     10038
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Thessalian League
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     196-146 BC
Diameter:     22 mm
Weight:     6.0 g
Obverse Legend:     ΠΤΟΛΣΜΑΙΟΥ
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Zeus right in superb portrait, ΠΤΟΛΣΜΑΙΟΥ behind (name of the Strategoi of the League)
Reverse Legend:     ΘΣΣΣΑ-ΛΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Athena Itonia right, API - CTO across upper field and KΛ - HC in lower field at knee level (names of magistrates)
Primary Reference:     McClean 4832
Reference2:     BMC Thessaly pg. 2, 22
Reference3:     SNG Cop 292 var. (legend location)
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=3039
Grade:     Fine