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ID:     82000484
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Thessalian League
Date Ruled:     196-27 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC circa 44
Weight:     6.11 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     ΝΙΚΟΚΠΑΤΟYΣ
Obverse Description:     Head of Zeus right, wearing laurel wreath; magistrates name behind
Reverse Legend:     ΘΣΣΣΑ-ΛΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Athena Itonia advancing right; ΦIΛOΞ-ENIΔOY above spear, palm frond to outer right, [ΠET]PAIOΣ in exergue
Primary Reference:     McClean -
Reference2:     SNG Cop 298
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF
Notes:     Nikokrates was thought to have been strategos shortly after 44 BC. If the Petraios on this issue is the same as the partisan of Caesar who was killed in 44 BC, then Nikokrates would have to have been strategos before that event.