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ID:     82000471
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Meliboea
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE15
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 352-344
Diameter:     15 mm
Weight:     3.13 g
Die Axis:     2 h
Obverse Description:     Wreathed head of nymph right
Reverse Legend:     ΜΕΛΙ
Reverse Description:     Grape bunch on vine
Mint:     Meliboea
Primary Reference:     Rogers 391 (larger denomination)
Reference2:     SNG Cop -
Reference3:     Helly, Quelques 14
Reference4:     SNG MÜnchen 114 var. (position of ethnic)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=146927
Grade:     VF
Notes:     Very rare denomination. Both Helly 14 and Rogers 393 reference TraitÉ pl. CCC, 24. According to Rogers, the nymph on this type has her hair pulled back and tied behind, as illustrated in his Fig. 206. However, the illustration of the TraitÉ coin (also in Helly) appears to have a wreathed hairstyle like the later issue, Rogers 391.