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Ancient Coinage of Crete, Phaistos

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Svoronos 2Crete, Phaestus AR Stater. ca 360–350 BC. CASMTSO (retrograde), Europa seated left on rock, extending right hand to forepart of bull approaching right, with one horn growing downward / Hermes seated left on rock, holding caduceus in right hand and resting left on rock. TextImage
Svoronos 6Phaestus, Crete. AR Stater. Ca. 350–330 BC. Winged giant Talon advancing left, looking right, throwing rock, dog standing right between his feet / Forepart of bull right. Svoronos 6; Le Rider 11-12. TextImage
Svoronos 9Phaistos, Crete, AR Stater. 22 mm, 11.54 g. 400-360 BC. Herakles, naked, standing facing, looking right, holding bow and club, lionskin hanging in left field, grain ear at lower right / The Cretan bull walking left with feet bound by ropes, within wreath. Svoronos 9.TextImage
Svoronos 13Phaistos, Crete, AR Stater. 24 mm, 11.39 g. 400-360 BC. Herakles, naked, standing facing, leaning on club, holding lionskin in left hand, coiled serpent in left field, plane tree in right field / The Cretan bull walking left, its feet constrained with long ropes. Svoronos 13.TextImage
Svoronos 14Phaistos, AR Stater. 24 mm, 11.90 g. 400-360 BC. Herakles, naked, standing facing, leaning on club, holding lionskin in left hand, coiled serpent in left field, plane tree in right field / The Cretan bull walking right, its feet constrained with long ropes. Svoronos 14; Le Rider, Monnaies Cretoise, plate IV, 1.TextImage
Svoronos 17Phaistos, Crete, AR Stater. 22 mm, 11.54 g. 400-360 BC. Herakles, naked, standing facing, looking right, holding bow and club, lionskin hanging in left field, coiled serpent above laurel branch in right field / The Cretan bull walking left with feet bound by ropes, within wreath. Svoronos 17.TextImage
Svoronos 21Phaistos, AR Stater. 24 mm, 11.88 g. 400-360 BC. Herakles, naked, standing facing, holding bow and club, lionskin hanging in left field / FAISTION, The Cretan bull grazing or half-butting left, its feet constrained by ropes. Svoronos 21; BMC 4.TextImage
Svoronos 46Phaistos, Crete, AR Stater. 22 mm, 11.70 g. 330-320 BC. Herakles, naked, standing facing, looking right, holding bow, wielding club to strike a coined serpent to right / Bull walking right within wreath. Svoronos 46; SNG Cop 517; Mionnet II, 251.TextImage
Svoronos 48Phaistos, Crete, AR Stater. 23 mm, 11.36 g. 280 BC. Herakles, nude, standing slightly right, holding bow across his waist and preparing to swing his club in his right hand, at a coiled serpent on the right / Bull running left. Svoronos 48; Le Rider 8; BMC 10; Dewing 2076.TextImage
Svoronos 53Phaistos, Crete, AR Stater. 322-300 BC. 27 mm, 11.52 g. FAISTIWN, Herakles standing left, wearing lionskin, seizing one of the heads of the Lernean Hydra and wielding club / Bull standing left. Svoronos 53.TextImage
Svoronos 54Phaistos, Crete, AR stater. 322-300 BC. 11.50 g. Herakles, naked, standing right brandishing club, one foot on the Hydra's tail and grasping the hydra with his left hand / FAISTIWN, bull walking right. Svoronos 54; Le Rider Pl. XXIII, 23.TextImage
Svoronos 58Phaistos, Crete, AR stater. 330-300 BC. 12.20 g. Herakles standing left, naked but for lionskin, grasping the hydra and wielding club / FAISTIWN, bull standing right. Svoronos 58; Le Rider Pl. XXIII, 22.TextImage
Svoronos 59Phaistos, Crete. AR Stater. ca 320–300 BC. Herakles, naked but for lionskin over left arm, seen from behind, fighting the Hydra of Lerna; wielding club in his right hand and holding one of the Hydra’s serpent heads with his left; crab between his legs / FAISTIWN, bull prancing right, head facing. TextImage
Svoronos 60Phaistos, Crete. ca 320-300 BC. AR Stater. Herakles, naked, standing left, wielding club and grasping the Hydra; lionskin draped over left arm / FAISTIWN, Bull butting left. TextImage
Svoronos 66Phaistos, Crete, AR Stater. Mid 4th century BC. 27 mm, 11.41 g. Herakles standing right, wearing lionskin, seizing one of the heads of the Lernean Hydra with left hand and wielding club with right; bow and bowcase in left field / Bull standing left. Svoronos 66, pl. XXIV, 23; Le Rider pl. XXIII, 11; BMFA Suppl. 125.TextImage
Svoronos 67Phaistos, Crete, AR Stater. 23 mm, 11.21 g. 280 BC. TALWN beneath winged Talos standing front, head facing, about to hurl stone held in hand, another stone in the other hand / FAISTIWN, Bull butting right. Svoronos 67; BMC 20; LeRider 62.TextImage
Sear #3208Crete, Phaistos. c350-300 BC. Ć 17mm. Winged Talos advancing right, hurling a stone with his right hand, holding another stone in his left hand / FAIC-TIWN, hound walking right, sniffing the ground. Svoronos 74, SNG Cop 520, BMC 27-28. TextImage
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Phaistos
Entry for Crete, Phaistos on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Phaistus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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