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...Teos Griffin Head Silver Fractions, c. 540 - 449 B.C.Teos
was a flourishing seaport until about 540 B.C., when the Persian emperor Cyrus the Great invaded Lydia
. The town survived but most of the citizens fled to the newly founded colonies of Abdera
and Phanagoria. These tiny silver coins were struck after the Persian invasion.
All with the types
: Griffin head
: Quadrapartite incuse
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