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ID:     77000089
Type:     Greek
Region:     THRACE
City:     Thracian Chersonesos
Issuer:     Cardia
Date Ruled:     Circa 350-309 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE20
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 350-309
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     6.6 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Persephone facing slightly left, wearing wreath of grain and triple-pendant earrings
Reverse Legend:     ΚΑΡΔΙ[Α]
Reverse Description:     Lion standing left, head right, on barley grain; star to left
Primary Reference:     SNG Cop 866
Reference2:     BMC 11
Reference3:     SNG Evelpidis -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, dark green patina, minor roughness
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 89 Very rare. From the Christopher Morcom Collection.