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ID:     77000255
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     IONIA, ISLANDS OFF
City:     Samos
Date Ruled:     Circa 485/0-478/7 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 485/0-478/7
Weight:     12.52 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Description:     Facing lion scalp
Reverse Legend:     ΣΑ
Reverse Description:     Head of ox right; three pellets around; all in incuse square
Primary Reference:     Barron, Silver, class II (unlisted dies)
Reference2:     SNG Cop -
Reference3:     BMC -
Reference4:     Jameson 1524 var. (no pellets)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=114678
Grade:     Good VF, toned, a couple light scratches under tone, reverse weakly struck
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 255 Very rare. Ex Nelson Bunker Hunt Collection (Sotheby’s, 21 June 1990), lot 508; S. Weintraub Collection.