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ID:     75000399
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     LYDIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Time of Alyattes to Kroisos
Date Ruled:     Circa 610-546 BC
Metal:     Electrum
Denomination:     EL Trite 1/3 Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Weight:     4.72 g
Obverse Description:     Head of roaring lion right, V-style mane, sun (later style) with four rays on forehead
Reverse Description:     Two incuse square punches
Mint:     Sardes
Primary Reference:     Weidauer group XVI, 86-89 var. (number of rays on sun)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=103307
Grade:     Near EF
Notes:     Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 399 Well struck.