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ID:     825970
Type:     Greek
Region:     MYSIA
City:     Pergamon
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Cistophoric Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 166-67
Weight:     12.22 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Cista mystica with serpent; all within ivy wreath
Reverse Description:     Two serpents entwined around bow and bowcase; [?E] and monogram above, ΠΣΡ monogram to left, serpent-entwined thyrsos to right
Mint:     Pergamon
Primary Reference:     Kleiner, Hoard 47
Reference2:     Pinder 116
Reference3:     SNG France 1750
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Although the ΠE is not visible due to the flat strike, the style is almost an exact match to the SNG France coin.