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ID:     74000020
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     ETRURIA
City:     Populonia
Date Ruled:     3rd century BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     20 Asses
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 3rd century
Weight:     7.30 g
Obverse Legend:     X X
Obverse Description:     Youthful head of Hercle facing, wearing lion skin headdress; X X (mark of value) flanking neck
Reverse Description:     Blank
Primary Reference:     Vecchi II 75
Reference2:     HN Italy 155
Reference3:     SNG France 37
Reference4:     SNG ANS 89-90; BMC 3; Basel 12; McClean 132; Dewing 76 (all from same obv. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=96433
Grade:     VF, toned, minor die wear, area of minor roughness on edge.
Notes:     Sale: Triton X, Lot: 20 From the David Herman Collection. Ex Tony Hardy Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 67), lot 48.