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ID:     81002375
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     LAKONIA
City:     Lakedaemon (Sparta)
Issuer:     C. Julius Eurycles
Date Ruled:     31-7 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Dupondius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Weight:     10.10 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Legend:     [Σ]ΠAPTH
Obverse Description:     Diademed head of Sparta left
Reverse Legend:     EYPYKΛE
Reverse Description:     The Dioskouroi riding right
Primary Reference:     Grunauer group XXV, 23 (V7/R23 – this coin, illustrated)
Reference2:     BCD Peloponnesos 920 (same obv. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=141394
Grade:     VF, rough brown patina
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 2375 Very rare. Ex BCD Collection (not in LHS sale).