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Stater: CM.LK.1580-R

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Ruler: Alyattes (c. 618-561 BC)




Lydia, Alyattes (c. 618-561 BC), electrum stater, obv. lion's head with two countermarks, six countermarks on edge, SNG IV, no. 4838, 4.70g


History note: Leake collection; ex Sotheby 20.4.1846, lot 126; ex Till

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1864) by Leake, William Martin


Circa -0618 - Circa -0561

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Weight 4.7 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.LK.1580-R
Primary reference Number: 300822
Misnumbered on import: CM.G.1238-R
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Created: Wednesday 4 August 2021 Updated: Wednesday 15 September 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 15 September 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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