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ID:     76000555
Type:     Greek
Region:     Achaian League
City:     Messenia
Issuer:     Messene
Date Ruled:     Circa 175-168 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Hemidrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     Circa 175-168 BC BC
Weight:     2.48 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Zeus Hamarios left
Reverse Description:     AX monogram; N to left, Φ to right, M below; all within wreath
Primary Reference:     Clerk 216 (Megalopolis)
Reference2:     BCD Peloponnesos 723
Reference3:     SNG Cop 315
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=108230
Grade:     Good VF, light iridescent toning
Notes:     Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 555 Rare. Ex BCD Collection (not in LHS sale).