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ID:     797785
Type:     Greek
Region:     IONIA
City:     Teos
Date Ruled:     Circa 500-475 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 500-475
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     11.96 g
Obverse Legend:     E
Obverse Description:     Griffin seated right, raising forepaw; E before
Reverse Description:     Quadripartite incuse square
Primary Reference:     Balcer group -/X mule (A-/P33 [unlisted obv. die])
Reference2:     SNG Cop -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF.
Notes:     Balcer reverse die P33 is only recorded for his Group X, which has a heron on the obverse and no inscription. The obverse die used for this coin is from an unrecorded Group that has an E on the obverse. Although Balcer’s Group IV is recorded as having an E on the obverse, the sole obverse die for the group, A12, actually has an M-E (see the Paris specimen = TraitÉ I 500).