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Date: 600-133 BCE
Object Name: coin
Classification: Greek
Issuing Authorities:
Sardes
Culture(s):
Greek
Mint: Asia, Sardis (Sardes)
Technique: struck
Medium: bronze (AE)
Dimensions: Coin: 21.5 mm, 12 O'Clock, 7.11 g (7/8 in., 12 O'Clock, 0.25 oz.)
Subject/Image: Reverse: Male figure standing left, Zeus Lydios
Subject/Image: Obverse: Female head, turreted, City Goddess or Tyche, right
Inscription: Reverse: SARD[IANVN] Monogram - XOP
Description: Head of Tyche or City Goddess right, veiled and turreted, with hair in bun / Male figure standing right, Zeus Lydios?, wearing long chiton and himation, holding eagle? on outstretched right hand, and resting on sceptre at his side under left arm. Monograms in field left, inscription downwards in field right
Accession Number: NG.1996.9.3