Ancient Coinage of Crete, Elyros
Elyros is located in southwest Crete, on Kefala Hill, near Rodovani and is still unexcavated. The town was the most important city in southwestern Crete as early as ca. 500 BC.
|Mionnet 155||Elyros, Crete, AR Drachm. 300-270 BC; 5.03 g. EL-U RIO-N, head of Cretian goat right, spear-head below / M-I, Bee. Mionnet II, 155; Svoronos 3, Pl. XII, 11; SNG Cop 437.||Text||Image|
|Mionnet 159||Crete, Elyros, AR drachm, ca. 330-270 BC. 16,00mm, 4.77g. EL-U-RIO-N, head and neck of goat right, grain-ear below / Bee seen from above (poss. M-I across lower fields, off flan). Mionnet II, 159; cf Traité 1 pl. XII/9, Sear GC 3301 var (rev. fieldmark).||Text||Image|
|Svoronos XII, 20||Elyros, Crete, AR Drachm. 300-270 BC; 5.26 g. EL-U RIO-N, head of Cretian goat right, spear-head below / Bee, rose to left. Svoronos 2, Pl. XII, 10.||Text||Image|
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