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ID:     Peirasia
Type:     Greek
Region:     THESSALY
City:     Pierasiae
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Obol
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     c. 350 BC
Diameter:     12 mm
Weight:     .83 g
Obverse Description:     Young male head r., hair in small curls and bound by tainia
Reverse Legend:     ΠΕΙΡΑΣΙΕΩN
Reverse Description:     Naked warrior, seen three-quarter l. from behind, helmeted and in fighting attitude, holding shield with l. and horizontal spear with r.
Mint:     Pierasiae
Primary Reference:     CNG Triton XV, 504
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=199114
Special Comments:     See also Pendleton O 1 (O1/R1) these dies.
Grade:     gF
Notes:     The third known obol with obverse type to right.