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ID:     81002333
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     LAKONIA
City:     Lakedaemon (Sparta)
Issuer:     Kleomenes III
Date Ruled:     235-222 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Trichalkon
Struck / Cast:     struck
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin
Reverse Legend:     Λ - A
Reverse Description:     Upright club; two stars and Λ-A flanking
Primary Reference:     Grunauer group VI, 7a (V6/R6 – this coin [in supplement, P. 201])
Reference2:     BCD Peloponnesos 846
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=141352
Grade:     Near VF, green and brown patina, struck from worn obverse die
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 2333 Very rare. Ex BCD Collection (not in LHS sale).