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A Catalogue of the Coins of Cyprus (560 B.C. to 1571 A.D.)
A compilation of a large variety of Cypriot coins dating back to the archaic and classical city-kingdoms and progressing through Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Frankish and Venetian periods.BK22323. A Catalogue of the Coins of Cyprus, Roman (560 B.C. to 1571 A.D.) by Elias Tziambazis, 2002, paperback, 89 pages, new, shelf age and wear, cover marks; $26.00 SALE |PRICE| $23.40
Salamis, Cyprus, Euelthon, c. 530 - 500 B.C.
King Euelthon (or Evelthon) of Salamis is believed to be the first ruler to strike coins on Cyprus, and this was almost certainly his first coin type.GS94044. Silver stater, Bank of Cyprus 2 - 3; BMC Cyprus p. 46, 2 - 4; SNG Cop 31; Dewing 2528; Asyut Hoard 787 ff.; Tziambazis 95 var. (ankh before ram), F, tight flan, bumps and marks, inscription weak and partly off flan, weight 11.160 g, maximum diameter 21.3 mm, Salamis mint, c. 530 - 500 B.C.; obverse ram recumbent left, Cypriot inscription above and below: e-u-we-le-to-ne; reverse blank; scarce; SOLD
Menorah Appliqué From a Ring or Other Use
From 114 to 117 A.D. the Jews of Cyprus revolted and massacred gentiles in great numbers. After the uprising was put down, every known Jew in Cyprus was killed and a law was passed forbidding any Jew, even from a shipwreck, to set foot on the island. Nevertheless Jewish residents remained on the island and in 610 A.D. they were sufficiently numerous to participate in an insurrection against Heraclius. In 646, and again in 1154, Cyprus was devastated by Arabs.SH17036. Reportedly found on Cyprus, weight 0.537 g, maximum diameter 14.0 mm, uncertain date; obverse oval appliqué from a ring or other use, with a seven branched menorah surrounded by a Greek inscription; reverse blank; SOLD
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