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ID:     80000228
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     LOCRIS
City:     Locri Opuntii (Epicnemidii)
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 356-338
Weight:     12.19 g
Die Axis:     9 h
Obverse Description:     Wreathed head of Persephone left, wearing triple pendant earring and necklace
Reverse Legend:     OΠONTIΩ-N
Reverse Description:     Ajax, nude but for crested Corinthian helmet, advancing right, holding sword in right hand, shield decorated with floral symbol and griffin on left arm; broken spear below, star to lower left
Primary Reference:     Wartenberg 6-7 (same rev. die)
Reference2:     SNG Cop -
Reference3:     BMC -
Reference4:     Gulbenkian 491 (same rev. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=132451
Grade:     Good VF, gray toning with golden hues around the devices, slight die shift on reverse.
Notes:     Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 228 From the Paul H. Gerrie Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 66 (19 May 2004), lot 373.