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Lydia Croesus | Light Stater | Gem MS 5x5
The pinnacle of ancient gold excellence--a gem quality example of the Light Gold Stater!
Embark on a journey into the realms of unparalleled rarity with Austin Rare Coins & Bullion, your gateway to some of the most extraordinary coins on the market. Among our illustrious finds, discover the crown jewel—the Lydia (Croesus of Later) AV Stater. Originating after c. 561 BC and belonging to the coveted "Light Series" before 520 BC, this exceptional coin weighs 8.05g and boasts a perfect GEM Mint State with an impeccable 5/5 Strike and Surface.
The obverse showcases a powerful and evocative scene—an imposing lion confronts a bull, an artistic depiction resonating with symbolism and cultural significance. The mastery of the engraving, evident in the 5/5 Strike, ensures that every detail of this ancient tableau is preserved with unparalleled clarity. The Surface, also rated at 5/5, attests to the coin's impeccable state of preservation, inviting you to marvel at the craftsmanship of a distant civilization.
Owning this Lydia Gold Stater is not merely possessing a coin; it's embracing a tangible connection to a pivotal chapter in history. This numismatic rarity carries the weight of centuries, echoing the cultural and artistic nuances of a time long past. Whether you're an avid collector or a history enthusiast, this GEM Mint State coin stands as a testament to the enduring allure of ancient civilizations.
This Croesus coin stands as a beacon of numismatic excellence, unrivaled in its rarity and historical significance. Austin Rare Coins & Bullion, with its legacy of trust and expertise, invites you to elevate your collection with this extraordinary find. Secure your piece of history by contacting us at Austin Rare Coins & Bullion, where the finest coins find their deserving custodians.
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