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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Anatolia| > |Caria| > |Other Caria| > SH20398
Kindya, Caria, c. 510 - 490 B.C.
Previously attributed to Phokaia in Ionia.


In Greek Mythology, Ketos was a hideous sea-monster, daughter of Gaia and Pontos. In time it became the name of any sea-monster. Our word cetacean is derived from this name.
SH20398. Silver tetrobol, SNG Keckman 920, SNG Kayhan 810, Asyut 687, Rosen 617, EF, Kindya mint, weight 2.088g, maximum diameter 12.2mm, c. 510 - 490 B.C.; obverse head of Ketos left; reverse incuse geometric pattern; SOLD











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