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ID:     81002342
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     LAKONIA
City:     Lakedaemon (Sparta)
Issuer:     Coins without Magistrates Names
Date Ruled:     Circa 90-60/50 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Hemidrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     Circa 90-60/50 BC
Weight:     2.22 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Herakles right
Reverse Legend:     Λ-A/T-A
Reverse Description:     Amphora between piloi of the Dioskouroi; Λ-A across central field, T-A across lower field; all within wreath
Primary Reference:     Grunauer group VIII, series 19, 105 var. (V-/R98 [unlisted obv. die])
Reference2:     BCD Peloponnesos 879 (same rev. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=141361
Grade:     VF, lightly toned, minor porosity and die wear on obverse.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 2342 Ex BCD Collection (not in LHS sale), purchased from H. Lindgren, November 2002.