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ID:     80000317
Type:     Greek
Region:     LYDIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Kroisos
Date Ruled:     Circa 560-546 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC circa 550-546
Weight:     10.47 g
Obverse Description:     Confronted foreparts of lion right and bull left
Reverse Description:     Two incuse square punches of unequal size
Mint:     Sardes
Primary Reference:     Berk 20
Reference2:     TraitÉ I 407
Reference3:     SNG Kayhan 1018
Reference4:     SNG VA 2874; SNG Cop 455
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, toned, light porosity, minor deposits on reverse
Notes:     Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 317 Much better metal than usual. From the D. Alighieri Collection.