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Ancients: Croesus. Ca. 560-546 BC. AV one-sixth stater, light series (9mm, 1.33 gm)....

2013 April 18-19 & 22-23 CICF World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago #3024

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Auction Ended On: Apr 19, 2013
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Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel
5440 N. River Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018

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Croesus. Ca. 560-546 BC. AV one-sixth stater, light series (9mm, 1.33 gm). Sardes. Forepart of roaring lion right confronting forepart of bull to left / Two irregular incuse squares forming incuse rectangle. H. J. Berk, "The Coinage of Croesus: Another Look," SAN XX, 1 (1997), fig. 8. Rare. Perfectly struck and of exceptional quality, certainly among the finest known examples! NGC Choice MS 5/5 - 4/5.

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