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ID:     81000487
Type:     Greek
Region:     CRETE
City:     Gortyna
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 330-270
Weight:     11.74 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Description:     Europa seated right in tree, raising arm
Reverse Description:     Bull standing right, head reverted
Primary Reference:     Svoronos, Numismatique 63 (same obv. die as illustration)
Reference2:     Le Rider, CrÉtoises pl. XVI, 24 (same dies)
Reference3:     SNG Cop -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, toned, struck from worn dies, flan crack
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 487 Extremely rare variety, only two examples known with this obverse type. Ex Gorny & Mosch 142 (10 October 2005), lot 1464.