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ID:     81000539
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     LYDIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Alyattes
Date Ruled:     Circa 610-560 BC
Metal:     Electrum
Denomination:     EL 1/24 Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Weight:     0.63 g
Obverse Description:     Lion’s paw
Reverse Description:     Square incuse punch
Mint:     Sardes
Primary Reference:     Karwiese series I, type 3 (Ephesos)
Reference2:     SNG Kayhan 1016
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=140085
Grade:     EF.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 539 Ex G. Hirsch 233 (12 February 2004), lot 1435.See Spier, esp. p. 333 and note 14, for the attribution of Karwiese’s series I coins to Weidauer Group XV.