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ID:     81000541
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     LYDIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Kroisos
Date Ruled:     Circa 560-546 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC circa 550-546
Weight:     10.41 g
Obverse Description:     Confronted foreparts of lion right and bull left
Reverse Description:     Two incuse square punches of unequal size
Mint:     Sardes
Primary Reference:     Berk 20
Reference2:     SNG Kayhan 1018
Reference3:     TraitÉ I 407
Reference4:     SNG Cop 455
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=140087
Grade:     VF, toned, typical granular surfaces.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 541 From the D. Alighieri Collection.Struck from the same punches as the previous lot.