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ID:     Aspendos
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     PAMPHYLIA
City:     Aspendus
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     4th Century BC
Weight:     10.9 g
Obverse Legend:     H / X
Obverse Description:     Two wrestlers of the early, and very rare, "Belt Wrestlers" variety, three letters in field: (?) to left, H below and between wrestlers, and X to right (the only clear depiction of this letter on examples seen, and undocumented in the major references), all within a dotted circular border
Reverse Legend:     ΕΣΤ
Reverse Description:     Slinger advancing right, about to discharge his sling; triskeles to left and ΕΣΤ to right, all within a dotted circular border
Primary Reference:     Vente Publique 32, 20 Oct 1966, no. 134
Reference2:     Giessener Münzhandlung 102, 24 May 2000, no. 291
Photograph Credit:     Akropolis Ancient Coins
Grade:     VF+ with superb surfaces and toning