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ID:     81002382
Type:     Greek
Region:     LAKONIA
City:     Lakedaemon (Sparta)
Issuer:     C. Julius Laco
Date Ruled:     2 BC-AD 31
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     As
Struck / Cast:     struck
Weight:     6.50 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Bare head of Herakles left
Reverse Legend:     EΠI ΛAKΩNOC Λ A
Reverse Description:     Jugate heads of the Dioskouroi left; EΠI ΛAKΩNOC Λ A around (barely visible)
Primary Reference:     Grunauer group XXXIII, series 1, 1.2 (V1/R1 – this coin, illustrated)
Reference2:     BCD Peloponnesos 928 (same reverse die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, green patina with light earthen encrustation
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 2382 Rare. Ex BCD Collection (not in LHS sale).Grunauer erroneously marks 1.1 as the illustrated example for her series 1.