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    LYDIAN KINGDOM. Alyattes or Walwet (ca. 610-546 BC). EL third stater or trite (13mm, 4.71 gm). NGC AU 4/5 - 4/5. Uninscribed, Lydo-Milesian standard. Sardes mint. Head of lion right, mouth open, mane bristling, radiate globule above eye / Two square punches of different size side by side, four small rectangular countermarks containing varying numbers of pellets and other shapes around lower edge. Weidauer 86. Boston 1764. SNG von Aulock 2868. SNG Kayhan 1013. A pleasing example of one of the earliest type coins.

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    6th-7th Sunday-Monday
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