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ID:     80000305
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     IONIA
City:     Teos
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 510-500
Weight:     11.86 g
Obverse Legend:     M-E
Obverse Description:     Griffin seated right, raising foreleg; M-E below
Reverse Description:     Quadripartite incuse square
Primary Reference:     Balcer group IV/X mule (A12/P33 [unlisted combination])
Reference2:     TraitÉ I 500 (same obv. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=132528
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 305 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). This reverse die, P33, is now known to have been used with two different obverse varieties, one with an ME and the other with a heron.