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Lycia, Dynasts of. Mithrapata. Circa 380-375 BC. AR Stater
Obv:- Forepart of roaring lion right
Rev:- "MITHRAPATA" in Lycian, head of Mithrapata left; triskeles behind, all within incuse square.
Fig 6 is the false coin - Forgery tray Bank Leu - 9.87g. Published in BoC 4/4, 1979 p. 87, 6
Fig B is a genuine coin

Struck from modern dies. They show little relief and the incuse squares are shallow.

Published in the IAPN BOC Vol 11, No. 2 in 1988 - example 6
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