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ID:     20399
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     LYDIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Kroisos
Date Ruled:     ca. 561-546 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Siglos (half-stater)
Diameter:     17.7 mm
Weight:     5.712 g
Obverse Description:     Confronted foreparts of roaring lion on right and bull on left, pellet over head of lion
Reverse Description:     Double incuse punch, larger punch on the side of the lion
Mint:     Sardis?
Primary Reference:     SNG Kayhan 1024
Reference2:     BMC 46
Reference3:     SNG VA 2877
Reference4:     SNG Cop 456, SGCV 3420
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=19577