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ID:     852242
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     MESSENIA
City:     Messene
Date Ruled:     Circa 90-85 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Hemidrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 90-85
Diameter:     16 mm
Weight:     2.24 g
Die Axis:     4 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head of Zeus right
Reverse Legend:     M-E/ΠΟ
Reverse Description:     Tripod; ΠO below; all within laurel wreath
Primary Reference:     Grandjean 149 (D84/R125 – this coin)
Reference2:     BCD Peloponnesos 740
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=148632
Grade:     Good VF, toned, minor porosity.
Notes:     Ex BCD Collection (not in previous sales).