Ancient Coinage of Crete, Eleutherna



Eleutheria or Eleutheriae, a city of the interior of Crete, near modern Prinias

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Lanz 163, 73Eleutherna, Crete, AR Stater, ca 320 BC. Laureate head of Apollo left with double wreath. / EΛEYΘEΡNAION (Y upside down) upwards to right of Apollo standing front, holding a stone in right hand and bow in left. Lanz 163, 73. Svoronos 14 var (position of legend).TextImage
Paris 261Eleutherna, Crete, AR Stater. ca 300-280 BC. 11.27 g. Head of Apollo left, in double laurel wreath. / EΛEYΘEΡNAION retrograde clockwise from centre right, Apollo standing facing, holding rock in right hand and bow in left. Paris 261.TextImage
Svoronos 14Eleutherna, Crete, AR Stater. ca 300-280 BC. Head of Apollo left, in double laurel wreath / EΛEYΘEΡNAION retrograde anticlockwise to left of Apollo standing facing, holding rock in right hand & bow in left. SNG Lockett 2552 (this coin); Svoronos 14; Whittall coll. 204.TextImage
Svoronos 22Eleutherna, Crete, AR Stater. ca 300-280 BC. Head of Artemis left / Apollo standing facing, holding rock in right hand & bow in left. Obverse countermark: central pellet surrounded by ring surrounded by dotted circle, all in round punch. Le Rider 31. TextImage
Svoronos 30Eleutherna, Crete, AR Stater. ca 300-280 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / EΛEYΘEΡNAION, nude Apollo standing left, holding rock in right hand & bow in left. Jameson 2125, Traité III 1708. TextImage
Sear SG 3299Eleutherna, Crete, ca 3rd Century BC. AE18. Laureate head of Apollo right / EΛEYΘEΡNAION, Apollo, bow & quiver over shoulder, seated left on omphalos, holding a stone in his extended right hand, lyre resting against omphalos; monogram at knee. Svoronos 36, SNG Cop 433, BMC 13. TextImage
Entry for Eleutherna on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Eleutherna in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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