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Ancient Coins of Lydia (Other Cities and Uncertain Mints)
Daldis, Lydia, 69 - 79 A.D.

|Other| |Lydia|, |Daldis,| |Lydia,| |69| |-| |79| |A.D.||hemiassarion|
The Zeus who was worshiped at Laodicea was a Hellenized form of the old native god, Mn. Mn had been the king and father of his people. When Greeks settled in the area they continued to worship the god whose power was supreme in the district, but they identified him with their own god Zeus. Thus at Sardis and elsewhere in the region the native god became Zeus Lydios.
GB96503. Bronze hemiassarion, GRPCL 4; RPC Online II 1325 (12 spec.); BMC Lydia p. 70, 2; SNG Cop 110, F, green patina, tight flan cutting off much of legends, legends weak, earthen deposits, weight 3.818 g, maximum diameter 16.5 mm, die axis 0o, Daldis (near Narlkale, Turkey) mint, time of Vespasian, 69 - 79 A.D.; obverse ΘEON CYNKΛHTON, draped bust of the Senate right; reverse EΠI TI ΦΛA YΛA ΦΛA KAICAP ∆AΛ∆I (struck under Titus Flavius Hylas [at] Flaviocaesaria Daldis), Zeus Lydios standing left, wearing long chiton and himation, eagle in right hand, scepter in left hand; rare; $130.00 SALE PRICE $117.00


Hyrkanis, Lydia, c. 193 - 217 A.D.

|Other| |Lydia|, |Hyrkanis,| |Lydia,| |c.| |193| |-| |217| |A.D.||AE| |14|
Hyrcanis or Hyrkaneis, also known as Hyrcania was a Roman and Byzantine-era city in ancient Lydia, now in western Turkey. It was situated in the Hyrcanian plain, which is said to have derived its name from a colony of Hyrcanians being settled here by the Persians. They were afterwards mingled with some Macedonians, who also settled in this district, thus they are called "Macedones Hyrcani" by Pliny the Elder and Tacitus. Hyrkanis issued coins from the time of Trajan to Philip II. Its site is located west of Halit Pasa in Asiatic Turkey, south of amliyurt.
GB95633. Bronze AE 14, GRPC Lydia 2, BMC Lydia p. 123, 8, Mionnet IV 323, SNG Mnchen 171, aF, dark green patina, porous, weight 1.271 g, maximum diameter 13.5 mm, die axis 180o, Hyrkanis (near Halit Pasa) mint, c. 193 - 217 A.D.; obverse helmeted and draped bust of Athena to right wearing aegis; reverse YPKANΩN, lion walking slowly to right; rare; $60.00 SALE PRICE $54.00







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