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ID:     806150
Type:     Greek
Region:     LESBOS
City:     Unattributed Mint
Date Ruled:     Circa 500-450 BC
Metal:     Billon
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 500-450
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     11.19 g
Obverse Description:     Confronted cows’ heads; olive tree between
Reverse Description:     Small incuse square punch
Mint:     LESBOS, Unattributed early
Primary Reference:     SNG Cop 285
Reference2:     SNG VA 1682
Reference3:     BMC P. 154, 46
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Near EF, toned
Notes:     Struck from fresh dies of fine style, on a flan of excellent metal. The obverse has the wonderful optical illusion of either two confronted cows’ heads or a single cow’s head as seen from above.