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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Anatolia| > |Lydia| > |Lydian Kingdom| > SH85432
Lydian Kingdom, Uncertain King Before Kroisos, c. 625 - 546 B.C.
The knob on the lion's snout is also described as a "wart," and as the radiant Sun.
SH85432. Electrum trite, Weidauer Series XVI 86, SNGvA 2869, SNG Kayhan 1013, Rosen 655, Boston MFA 1763, VF, bumps and marks, earthen deposits, Sardes (Sart, Turkey) mint, weight 4.709g, maximum diameter 12.8mm, c. 625 - 546 B.C; obverse Head of roaring lion right, with knob rays atop snout; reverse two incuse squares; SOLD










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