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ID:     79000349
Type:     Greek
Region:     IONIA
City:     Teos
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 510-475
Weight:     11.98 g
Obverse Legend:     M E
Obverse Description:     Griffin seated right, raising foreleg; M E below, flanking other foreleg
Reverse Description:     Quadripartite incuse square
Primary Reference:     Balcer group IV corr. (A12/P16)
Reference2:     SNG VA -
Reference3:     SNG Cop -
Reference4:     TraitÉ I 500
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, lightly toned, tiny metal flaw on knee of griffin
Notes:     Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 349 Well centered and struck. Balcer failed to note the M on the obverses of his group IV staters (although it is clearly visible on his example 12b = TraitÉ I 500).