LYDIAN KINGDOM. Croesus (561-546 BC). AR stater (21mm, 10....Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionLYDIAN KINGDOM. Croesus (561-546 BC). AR stater (21mm, 10.50 gm). NGC Choice Fine 5/5 - 3/5, marks. Sardes, ca. 561-550 BC. Confronted foreparts of lion facing right and bull facing left, each with outstretched forelegs / Two square punches side by side, irregular interior surfaces. SNG von Aulock 2873-4. Traité I 407-8. Berk, 100 Greatest Ancient Coins, 9.19. Nicely centered on a horizontally oblong flan.
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