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ID:     814036
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Thessalian League
Date Ruled:     Circa 196-27 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     circa 100-50 BC
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     6.14 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Zeus right, wearing laurel wreath
Reverse Legend:     ΘΕΣΣΑ−ΛΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Athena Itonia advancing right; ΣΩΣIΠ-ATPOΣ above spear, ΝΙ to inner left, ΓOPΓΩΠAΣ in exergue
Primary Reference:     McClean 4869 corr. (laurel, not oak wreath)
Reference2:     BMC Thessaly pg. 3, 26 var. (laurel, not oak wreath)
Reference3:     SNG Cop -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=124531
Grade:     EF
Notes:     Ex Collection C.P.A.; Classical Numismatic Group 66 (19 May 2004), lot 359.