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ALYATTES II OR CROESUS ELECTRUM TRITE – LION WITH PROMINENT SUN SYMBOL – CHOICE XF NGC GRADED GREEK LYDIA KINGDOM COIN (Inv. 13925)

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KINGDOM OF LYDIA. King Alyattes II (or possibly Croesus – Kroisos), ca. 610-546 BC.
Electrum Trite (1/3 stater), 4.70 g., 13 mm, minted at Sardes.
Obv. Head of roaring lion right, “sun” with rays on forehead.
Rev. Two part incuse.
Weidauer Group XVI, 86-89; Traité I 44; SNG Kayhan 1013; Rosen 655-6.
NGC graded CHOICE XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, “countermark” (the small animal-paw punch on the lion’s cheek).

 

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