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ID:     76000270
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     MACEDONIA
City:     Potidaea
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE10
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 400-356
Diameter:     10 mm
Weight:     1.35 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Female head right, hair in korymbos, wearing earring and necklace
Reverse Legend:     ΠΟΤΕΙ
Reverse Description:     Bull butting right
Primary Reference:     cf. Alexander P. 216
Reference2:     cf. AMNG 11 note
Reference3:     SNG ANS -
Reference4:     BMC -; Weber -; TraitÉ IV 958; Head, HN, P. 212
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=107945
Grade:     VF, dark green patina
Notes:     Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 270 Very rare. From the Christopher Morcom Collection. Ex Roberto Allatini Collection (not in Ars Classica sale).At the time of Alexander’s article on the coinage of Potidaia, Gaebler, in AMNG, had discounted the earlier reading of the ethnic on one coin, remarking that it was BOTTI rather than POTEI. The ethnic on the present specimen, however, clearly shows POTEI, vindicating the reading of the earlier authors.