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ID:     720852
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     CYPRUS
City:     Lapethus
Issuer:     Anonymous
Date Ruled:     Circa 425 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 425
Weight:     10.84 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Helmeted head of Athena left
Reverse Description:     Head of Herakles, wearing lion skin, right in incuse square
Primary Reference:     ACGC 1094 = Boston MFA Supp. 253 = C.M. Kraay, “The Kelenderis Hoard,” NC 1962, 16 (same dies)
Reference2:     MÜnzen und Medaillen XIX (5 June 1959), lot 514 (same rev. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=84620
Grade:     VF, toned, die break on reverse
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 852 Extremely rare, apparently the third known.