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Date: 600-133 BCE ?
Object Name: coin
Classification: Greek
Issuing Authorities:
Mint: Asia, Sardis (Sardes)
Technique: struck
Medium: bronze (AE)
Dimensions: Coin: 17 mm, 12 O'Clock, 6.58 g (11/16 in., 12 O'Clock, 0.23 oz.)
Subject/Image: Reverse: Male figure, Apollo, standing left
Subject/Image: Obverse: Male head, Herakles, right
Inscription: Reverse: SARD[IANV]N Trace of monogram
Description: Head youthful Heracles right, laureate. Border of dots / Apollo, naked, standing left holding in right a crow? in left a laurel branch; inscription in field right downwards, trace of monogram in field left. All within laurel-wreath.
Accession Number: NG.1996.9.34