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Coin Detail
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ID:     189871
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Thessalian League
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     196-146 BC
Diameter:     23 mm
Weight:     6.13 g
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Zeus right; ΚΙ behind
Reverse Legend:     ΘΕΣΣΑ−ΛΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Athena advancing right, brandishing spear and holding shield; ΙΠΠΟΛ−ΟXΟΣ above, ΑΤΡΕΣΤ[ΙΔΗ] in exergue
Primary Reference:     McClean 4923 corr. (KI behind head)
Reference2:     SNG Cop -
Reference3:     BMC Thessaly -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=44756
Grade:     EF
Notes:     This denomination has traditionally been called a "double victoriatus." We are grateful to Yiannis Stoyas for informing us that the correct term is "stater," as attested to in a number of inscriptions from the time