Croesus gold stater obverse
Lydia, Croesus 561 - 546 BC
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AV stater 8.0506 g, 16.5w x 12.9h mm
Sardes 550-546 BC; early croeseid
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2. Head, Barclay V. 1901. Catalogue of the Greek Coins of Lydia Page 6 #33. London: The Trustees of the British Museum.
3. Brett, Agnes Baldwin. 1955. Museum of Fine Arts. Boston. Catalogue of Greek Coins. Page 263 #2073 and Plate 95 #2073. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts.
4. Mildenberg, Leo and Silvia Hurter. 1985. The Arthur S. Dewing Collection of Greek Coins. Page 146 #2431 and Plate 119 #1431. New York: American Numismatic Society.
Forepart of a lion confronting forepart of a bull
Rough incuse punches