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ID:     710955
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     IONIA, ISLANDS OFF
City:     Samos
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 408/4-385/0
Weight:     14.83 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Description:     Facing lion's scalp
Reverse Legend:     ΜΑΡΣΥΑΣ / ΣΑ
Reverse Description:     Forepart of bull right; branch behind, MARSUAS above, SA below nose, bee below
Primary Reference:     cf. Barron Class X, 138 (A65/P- unlisted magistrate)
Reference3:     SNG Cop -
Reference4:     BMC -; Hecatomnus -; Pixodarus P. 216, 1
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76183
Grade:     Good VF, attractively toned, well-centered
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 955 Extremely rare, one of only two coins known from this magistrate (both from the Pixodarus hoard)