Ancient Coinage of Crete, Lappa


[Svoronos 39]

Lappa, modern-day Argyroupoli, on the island of Crete

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Svoronos 1Lappa, Crete, AR drachm, ca. 330-280 BC. 5.39 g. Female head right. / Bull's head facing, the horn on the right turned upwards. Svoronos 1; Imhoof MG 31; Paris Babelon inventory 2718.TextImage
Svoronos 4Lappa, Crete, AE13. ca 200-67 BC. Bull's head facing, the horn on the left turned upwards. / Female head right. Svoronos 4.TextImage
Svoronos 7Lappa, Crete, AE15, after 250 BC. Bull's head facing. / Λ on inverted A. Traeger 247; Svoronos 7.TextImage
Svoronos 8Lappa, Crete, AE12. ca 200-67 BC. Bull's head facing. / Large Λ. Svoronos 8; SNG Cop 480; Berlin 19561.TextImage
Svoronos 17Lappa, Crete , AE15. ca 200-67 BC. Head of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder. / Λ-A, tripod. Svoronos 17; SNG Cop 482.TextImage
Svoronos 18Lappa, Crete, AE13. ca 200-67 BC. Head of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder. / Bull's head facing. Svoronos 18; Rauch InÚdit 6 in Rev. Num. 1860.TextImage
Svoronos 22Lappa, Crete, AR drachm. 2nd century BC. Laureate head of Apollo right. / ΛAΠΠAI ΣYΛΩ KOΣ to left, right and beneath Apollo standing right, holding lyre and plectrum. Svoronos 22; SNG Cop. 481; BMC 2; Mionnet II, 219.TextImage
Svoronos 24Lappa, Crete, AE15. 2nd-1st century BC. Laureate head of Apollo right. / L-A, lyre with four strings. Svoronos 24; Paris, Babelon inventory, 2723; Mionnet II, 222 (attr. to Laconia in error).TextImage
Svoronos 39Lappa, Crete, AR Tetradrachm. 2nd - 1st century BC. Head of Athena Parthenos right, in pendant earring & crested Attic helmet ornamented with Pegasus above raised ear flap & four stylized horse foreparts above visor / ΛAΠΠAIΩN, owl standing right on fallen amphora, head facing; bull's head facing in lower right field, BA below, all within olive wreath. Svoronos 39.TextImage
Entry for Lappa on the Digital Historia Numorum
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