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ID:     80000126
Type:     Greek
Region:     THRACE
City:     Abdera
Date Ruled:     Circa 395-360 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 362
Weight:     12.62 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Legend:     ABΔH
Obverse Description:     Griffin seated left; cicada to left
Reverse Legend:     EΠI ΦIΛA-ΔOΣ
Reverse Description:     Herakles, nude, seated left, head facing slightly right, on lion skin draped over rocks, holding in his right hand club set on his right knee; legend around; all within incuse square
Primary Reference:     May, Abdera 396 (A277/P322)
Reference2:     SNG Cop -
Reference3:     SNG Lockett 1132 (same obv. die)
Reference4:     Jameson 2000; Gulbenkian 447
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, toned, slight double strike on obverse.
Notes:     Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 126 From the Paul H. Gerrie Collection. Ex K. Davis 41 (Spring 2003), no. 25.