Croesus trite obverse
Lydia, Croesus 561 - 546 BC
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AV trite 2.6717 g, 11.6w x 8.0h mm
Sardes 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 94 #7. Plate X #7. Oxford: B.A.R. International series 343.
2. Head, Barclay V. 1901. Catalogue of the Greek Coins of Lydia Page 6 #36. London: The Trustees of the British Museum.
Forepart of a lion confronting forepart of a bull
Rough incuse punches