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    MS Early Lydian Trite

    LYDIAN KINGDOM. Alyattes or Walwet (ca. 610-561 BC). EL 1/3rd stater or trite (12mm, 4.72 gm). NGC MS 5/5 - 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. Weidauer 86. Boston 1764. SNG von Aulock 2868. SNG Kayhan 1013. Nicely centered and problem free, a highly presentable example of the earliest type coin in wide circulation.

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