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ID:     74000014
Type:     Greek
Region:     ETRURIA
City:     Luca
Date Ruled:     3rd century BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     5 Asses
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 3rd century
Weight:     2.08 g
Obverse Legend:     C
Obverse Description:     Hippocamp right; dolphin and star above, C (mark of value) below
Reverse Description:     Blank
Primary Reference:     Vecchi I 42.2 (this coin, uncertain mint)
Reference2:     HN Italy 100
Reference3:     SNG ANS 18 (same obv. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, dark iridescent toning
Notes:     Sale: Triton X, Lot: 14 Exceptional for issue. From the Peter J. Laux Collection. Ex Hess-Leu 49 (27 April 1971), 9; Spink London 82 (27 March 1991); KÜnst und MÜnzen 3 (6 November 1969), lot 3.