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ID:     74000018
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     ETRURIA
City:     Populonia
Date Ruled:     3rd century BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     As
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 3rd century
Weight:     0.92 g
Obverse Description:     Octopus
Reverse Description:     Blank
Primary Reference:     Vecchi I 44 (same obv. die)
Reference2:     HN Italy 227 (uncertain mint)
Reference3:     SNG ANS 20
Reference4:     SNG Lloyd 20-21; de Nanteuil 29 (same obv. die); Jameson 18
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=96431
Grade:     EF, toned, a hint of porosity on reverse
Notes:     Sale: Triton X, Lot: 18 Very rare, and the second known from this obverse die. From the Peter J. Laux Collection.