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ID:     81000413
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Meliboea
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 17
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 352-344
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     8.32 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Description:     Wreathed head of nymph right
Reverse Legend:     ΜΕΛΙΒΟΕΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Grape bunch on vine
Mint:     Meliboea
Primary Reference:     Rogers 391 var. (abbreviated ethnic)
Reference2:     SNG Cop -
Reference3:     Moustaka - ; Helly, Quelques 15
Reference4:     Warren, Two, pl. I, 8 var. (same)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=139959
Grade:     aVF
Notes:     Extremely rare. Both Rogers and Warren cite the ethnic as MEΛI or MEΛIBOE, however, none of the coins listed by them are legible on the right side of the reverse, so all of these specimens (struck from different dies) may have the complete ethnic as on the present coin.