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ID:     197138
Type:     Greek
Region:     CRETE
City:     Cnossos
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Date Struck:     BC Circa 330-300
Diameter:     24 mm
Weight:     11.01 g
Die Axis:     8 h
Obverse Description:     Female head left
Reverse Legend:     K
Reverse Description:     Labyrinth in the form of a swastika, K at center; four small incuse squares at corners; all within shallow incuse circle
Primary Reference:     Svoronos, CrÈte 40/41 cf. (obverse die/reverse type)
Reference2:     Le Rider, CrÈte pl. VI, 23-24 and pl. VII, 1 cf. (same obverse die)
Reference3:     BMC Crete -
Reference4:     SNG Cop -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, dark toning, weak obverse strike with worn die
Notes:     Rare. All illustrated examples of this obverse exhibit the same wear.