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Lydia Croesus | Heavy Stater | Prototype | AU 5x4
Behold the ultra-rare "prototype" gold stater of King Croesus--the truly first gold coin ever issued in human history!
Dive into the captivating world of numismatic wonders with Austin Rare Coins & Bullion, where treasures like the Lydia Croesus Gold Stater await. This particular coin is a Heavy Series Prototype issue, a rare find that adds an extra layer of intrigue to its storied history. In an impressive About Uncirculated condition, this Gold Stater embodies the delicate balance between the passage of time and its enduring legacy.
The obverse features a majestic lion facing a bull—a timeless tableau that symbolizes strength and power. This remarkable design, coupled with the coin's 5/5 Strike, ensures that every nuance is meticulously captured. While the Surface exhibits some signs of wear, rated at 4/5, it only adds to the coin's authenticity, bearing witness to the journey it has undertaken over the centuries.
Certified by NGC Ancients, this Lydia Croesus Gold Stater is not just a coin; it's a portal to the ancient past. NGC's stamp of approval further validates its authenticity and historical significance. Austin Rare Coins & Bullion invites you to be a custodian of this extraordinary piece of history. Contact us today and let the legacy of Lydia Croesus find its way into your collection.
The coin pictured is the exact coin you will receive. Coins such as this are housed in the finest museums across the globe.
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