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ID:     710890
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     CRETE
City:     Chersonesos
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 370-320
Weight:     10.69 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Artemis Britomartis left, wearing earring
Reverse Legend:     ΧΕΡΣΟ (retrograde)
Reverse Description:     Herakles preparing to strike with club held overhead in his right hand, lion skin draped over left arm; all within concave circle
Primary Reference:     Svoronos 4 (this coin referenced)
Reference2:     Le Rider pl. VIII, 6 (same rev. die)
Reference3:     SNG Cop 360
Reference4:     BMC 5, pl. IV, 3 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76118
Grade:     VF, dark cabinet patina, struck from usual worn obverse die
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 890 Very rare