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ID:     79000192
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Methylion
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE12
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 5th-4th centuries
Diameter:     12 mm
Weight:     1.46 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Legend:     M-E-Θ-V
Obverse Description:     Grain ear within partially opened husk; stem remaining; M-E across upper field, read left to right from the bottom, and Θ-V across lower field, read right to left from the top
Reverse Legend:     [...]ΠΑ[...]
Reverse Description:     Ram standing right [on double groundline]; legend around; all within circular incuse
Mint:     Methylion
Primary Reference:     Unpublished (see notes)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=126703
Grade:     Fine
Notes:     Extremely rare, the fourth known coin of this type. Refer to : Franke, Erste pp. 1-2 = Triton VIII, lot 285 ; CNG 78, lot 466 ; Gorny & Mosch 147, lot 1404