Coins and Antiquities Consignment Shop
  STORE WIDE SALE!!! 10% OFF EVERYTHING!!! WE ARE OPEN AND SHIPPING!!! We Are Working From Home, Social Distancing, Wearing Masks, And Sanitizing To Pack Orders!!! Please Call Us If You Have Questions 252-646-1958 Expert Authentication - Accurate Descriptions - Reasonable Prices - Coins From Under $10 To Museum Quality Rarities STORE WIDE SALE!!! 10% OFF EVERYTHING!!! WE ARE OPEN AND SHIPPING!!! We Are Working From Home, Social Distancing, Wearing Masks, And Sanitizing To Pack Orders!!! Please Call Us If You Have Questions 252-646-1958 Explore Our Website And Find Joy In The History, Numismatics, Art, Mythology, And Geography Of Coins!!!

×Catalog Main Menu
Fine Coins Showcase

Antiquities Showcase
Recent Additions
Recent Price Reductions

Show Empty Categories
Shop Search
Shopping Cart
My FORVM
Contact Us
About Forum
Shopping at Forum
Our Guarantee
Payment Options
Shipping Options & Fees
Privacy & Security
Forum Staff
Selling Your Coins
Identifying Your Coin
FAQs
zoom.asp
   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Anatolia| > |Lydia| > |Sardes| > SH81195
Lydian Kingdom, Kroisos, c. 561 - 546 B.C.
|Sardes|, |Lydian| |Kingdom,| |Kroisos,| |c.| |561| |-| || |546| |B.C.|, King Kroisos minted the first silver and gold coins. He was famous for his extraordinary wealth, but with his defeat by Kyros in 546 B.C. Lydia became a Persian satrapy.
SH81195. Silver hekte, SNG Kayhan 1019, aVF, Sardes (Sart, Turkey) mint, weight 1.624g, maximum diameter 19.5mm, obverse confronted foreparts of roaring lion and bull; reverse double incuse punch, one larger than the other; rare; SOLD











Catalog current as of Wednesday, June 3, 2020.
Page created in 0.25 seconds.
All coins are guaranteed for eternity