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    Splendid Light Series Trite

    LYDIAN KINGDOM. Croesus and later (ca. 561-546 BC). AV third-stater or trite (12mm, 2.69 gm). NGC MS★ 5/5 - 5/5. Sardes, "Light" standard, ca. 553-539 BC. Confronted foreparts of lion (on left, facing right), with extended right foreleg, and bull (on right, facing left), with extended left foreleg / Two incuse square punches of unequal size with rough interior design. Berk 9.6. SNG von Aulock 8212. A magnificent example of this rare fraction. Excellent centering on a lustrous flan, earning the star designation from NGC for superior eye appeal.



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    August, 2019
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