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Ancient Coinage of Crete, Praisos

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Svoronos 9Praisos. Circa 325-270 BC. AR Hemidrachm. Laureate head of Apollo right / Bee. TextImage
Svoronos 21Crete, Praesus AR Stater. ca 330300 BC. PPAIM, Zeus Dictaeus enthroned left, head facing, holding eagle on extended right hand & resting left on scepter / PPAI, Heracles standing right, holding club in raised right hand, lion skin draped over extended left arm, bow in bowcase standing vertically behind, all in shallow circular incuse. Rider 228. TextImage
Svoronos 40Crete, Praisos AR Drachm. Circa 325-270 BC. Head of Demeter right / Facing bull's head. BMC 8. TextImage
Svoronos 45Crete, Praesus AR Hemidrachm. ca 330300 BC. Head of Kore-Persephone left, wreathed with grain leaves / PPA, bee, rose bud to left. TextImage
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Praisos
Entry for Crete, Praisos on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Priasus in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Praisos at AncientImports.com
Search for Praisos at Incitatus Coins

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