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ID:     803292
Type:     Greek
Region:     AKARNANIA
City:     Leukas
Issuer:     Akarnanian Confederacy
Date Ruled:     Circa 180-167 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 180-167
Diameter:     24 mm
Weight:     8.27 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Legend:     ΑΚΑΡΝΑΝΩΝ
Obverse Description:     Apollo standing left, sacrificing over tripod and holding kithara under left arm; all within laurel wreath
Reverse Legend:     ΜΝΑΣΩ(?)(Mnasos, magistrate)
Reverse Description:     Herakles standing left, holding club set on ground and lion skin; stalk of grain and monogram to left; all within shallow concave incuse
Mint:     Leukas
Primary Reference:     BCD Akarnania 56 (this coin)
Reference2:     SNG Copenhagen -
Reference3:     Weber 3117
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     gVF
Notes:     Ex BCD Collection. This coin, from a series of the highest rarity, shares some parallels in fabric and design with the later staters of Leukas.