LACONIA, Sparta

80-50 BCE

AR triobol, 2.29 gm

Obv:  Head of Herakles right

Rev:  Amphora; to each side, caps of the Dioscuri; all within laurel wreath

Ref:  BCD Peloponnesos 868; HGC 5 612

 

Sparta issued very few coins.  Most types are uncommon or scarce; some are extremely rare.