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ID:     81743
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     LYDIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Time of Alyattes to Kroisos
Date Ruled:     ca. 610-546 BC
Metal:     Electrum
Denomination:     Hemihekton
Date Struck:     B.C. early 6th Century
Diameter:     7.3 mm
Weight:     1.167 g
Obverse Description:     Head of roaring lion right, sun with multiple rays on forehead
Reverse Description:     Incuse square punch
Primary Reference:     SNG VA 2869
Reference2:     SNG Kayhan 1015
Reference3:     Weidauer 90
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=25874