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ID:     74000252
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     CYCLADES
City:     Ceos
Issuer:     Carthaea
Date Ruled:     Late 3rd-early 2nd century BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE18
Struck / Cast:     struck
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     6.11 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Apollo right, wearing laurel wreath
Reverse Legend:     ΚΑΡΘΑ / Σ[Α]
Reverse Description:     forepart of Sirius left; rays above, Σ[Α] to right, bee below
Primary Reference:     Papageorgiadou-Banis series VIII, issue 2, 113 (O62/R81)
Reference2:     SNG Cop 633
Reference3:     BMC 40 (same dies)
Reference4:     Weber 4636 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=96665
Grade:     Good VF, red-brown patina
Notes:     Sale: Triton X, Lot: 252 Rare.