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ID:     753352
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Thessalian League
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     196-146 BC
Diameter:     23 mm
Weight:     5.08 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Zeus right, wearing oak wreath
Reverse Legend:     ΘΕΣΣΑ−ΛΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Athena advancing right, brandishing spear and holding shield; ΑΛΕΞ−ΑΝΔΡΟ[Υ] above spear, [Μ]ΕΝΕΚΡΑΤHΣ in exergue
Primary Reference:     McClean 4722 var. (position of magistrate names)
Reference2:     BMC Thessaly pg. 1, 5
Reference3:     SNG Cop 269
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=61480
Special Comments:     light iridescent toning.
Grade:     gVF