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ID:     74000076
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Leontini
Date Ruled:     Circa 450-440 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Litra
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     Well .
Weight:     0.68 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Legend:     LEO-N
Obverse Description:     Head of roaring lion right; barley grain to left
Reverse Description:     River god, nude, standing left, pouring libation on altar from patera held in right hand, and cradling olive branch in left arm; barley grain to right
Primary Reference:     Boehringer, MĂśnzgeschichte 49
Reference2:     SNG ANS 264-268
Reference3:     SNG Lloyd 1069
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=96489
Grade:     Good VF, dark find patina, slight roughness
Notes:     Sale: Triton X, Lot: 76 Well struck. Ex Elsen FPL 210 (June/July 2000), no. 23.