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    Mint State 'Star' Heavy Croesus Trite

    LYDIAN KINGDOM. Croesus (ca. 561-546 BC). AV third stater or trite (12mm, 3.58 gm). NGC MS ★ 5/5 - 4/5. Sardes, "heavy" standard, ca. 561-550 BC. Confronted foreparts of lion (on left, facing right), with extended right foreleg, and bull (on right, facing left) / Two incuse squares, side-by-side. Berk "100 Greatest Ancient Coins", 9.5. Traité I 399. SNG von Aulock 8210. SNG München 7. Sunrise 8. Perfect centering on the obverse and subdued lustrous surfaces.



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    August, 2018
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