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ID:     75000401
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     LYDIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Kroisos
Date Ruled:     Circa 560-546 BC
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC circa 550-546
Weight:     8.04 g
Obverse Description:     Confronted foreparts of lion and bull
Reverse Description:     Two incuse square punches of unequal size
Mint:     Sardes
Primary Reference:     Berk 3
Reference2:     SNG Kayhan -
Reference3:     TraitÉ I 401-403
Reference4:     SNG VA 2875; Boston MFA 2073
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=103309
Grade:     Near EF, underlying luster.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 401