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ID:     77000212
Type:     Greek
Region:     MYSIA
City:     Cyzicus
Metal:     Electrum
Denomination:     EL Hekte
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 5th-4th century
Weight:     2.65 g
Obverse Description:     Silenos crouching right on tunny right, supporting amphora on left leg and with left hand pouring wine into cup he holds in his right
Reverse Description:     Quadripartite incuse square
Primary Reference:     cf. Von Fritze I 172 (unlisted denomination)
Reference2:     Hurter & Liewald I 172 (same obv. die)
Reference3:     cf. SNG France 318-9 (stater)
Reference4:     SNG Cop -; SNG VA -; Boston MFA -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, toned, underlying luster
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 212 Extremely rare as a hekte.