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ID:     737880
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     GREEK
Region:     EUBOEA
City:     Eretria
Date Ruled:     Circa 500-465 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Obol
Date Struck:     BC Circa 500-465
Diameter:     8 mm
Weight:     0.61 g
Obverse Description:     Facing head of cow
Reverse Description:     Octopus in incuse square
Primary Reference:     BCD 324 (same dies)
Reference2:     BMC Central Greece pg. 122, 33
Reference3:     SNG Cop 473
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=50051
Grade:     VF, toned, soft obverse strike
Notes:     Nice octopus. Ex BCD Collection (not in Lanz auction); Stack's Coin Galleries (28 March 1977), lot 412.