Croesus silver stater obverse
Croesus 561 - 546 BC
AR stater 10.6154 g, 20.6w x 16.3h mm
550-546 BC; early croeseid
1. Carradice, Ian. 1987. The 'Regal' Coinage of the Persian Empire. In Coinage and Administration in the Athenian and Persian Empires: The Ninth Oxford Symposium on Coinage and Monetary History, edited by Carradice, Ian. Page 80, #2 and Page 94 #2. Plate X #2. Oxford: B.A.R. International series 343.
2. 1963. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum Deutschland. Sammlung v. Aulock. Lydien. 8. Heft Nr. 2868-3328. #2873. Berlin: Gebr. Mann.
Obverse
Forepart of a lion confronting forepart of a bull
Reverse
Rough incuse punches