Coin, Lydia, Alyattes
1/3 Stater - 610-546 BC - Sardes - Countermarked - graded
PLEASE NOTE: this collector's item is unique. We therefore cannot guarantee its availability over time and recommend that you do not delay too long in completing your purchase if you are interested.
Head of lion right, mouth open, mane bristling, radiate globule above eye.
Two square punches of different size, side by side, with irregular interior surfaces.
Lydo-Milesian standard. The coin is twice countermarked, once on the obverse and once on the reverse.
- Denomination: 1/3 Stater
- Year: 610-546 BC
- Mint name: Sardes
- Composition: Electrum
- Diameter: 12
- Certification: NGC
- Main character: Alyattes
- Grade: VF 5/5 2/5
- Certification Number: 6330202-009
- Greece province: Lydia
- Coin rarity: rare
- SNG-vonAulock: 2868