Ancient Coinage of Lydia, Caystriani


The Caystriani (Kaystrianoi) were the people of the plain of the Lower Kayster. There was apparently no actual town of this name.

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Agora 022005Caystriani, Lydia, Autonomous. 200-1 BC. AE 18, 5.58 gr. Veiled and turreted bust of Tyche right / KAYΣTΡIANΩN, Zeus seated left on a facing throne, holding eagle and sceptre, ΠA monogram in left field, MI monogram under throne. Unpublished. Agora Coins, Feb. 2005.TextImage
Arminius 9238Caystriani, AE15 mm, 4.29 gr. Autonomous. 200-1 BC. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / KAYΣTΡIANΩN, lyre formed from a bucranium, ΡME monogram in left field, RMT monogram in right field. Unpublished var (monograms), Arminius Numismatics, 9238.TextImage
BMC 6Caystriani, Lydia, Autonomous. 200-1 BC. 2.63 gm, 18.50 mm. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / KAYΣTΡIANΩN, lyre, ΔK monogram in right field. SNG Tübingen 3699; BMC 6.TextImage
CNG AK 1337Caystriani, Lydia, Autonomous. 200-1 BC. AE 15-16mm; 3.06 gr. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / KAYΣTΡIANΩN, amphora, ΠAY monogram above, ΠMTΡ below. Unpublished (monograms). CNG AK Collection sale, 1337; Mionnet IV, 128 var (monogram).TextImage
Imhoof LS 1Caystriani, Lydia, civic issue. AE 13.6 mm, 200-1 BC. 1.95 gr. Head of Apollo right / KAYCTΡIANΩN, Club draped with lionskin. Imhoof LS 1.TextImage
Mionnet IV, 131Caystriani, Lydia, Autonomous. 200-1 BC. AE15, 2.66 gr. Laureate head of Apollo right, hair in formal curls / KAYCTΡIANΩN, lion-skin draped over club. Mionnet IV, 131; Paris 214.TextImage
Mionnet IV 131 varCaystriani, Lydia, Autonomous. 200-1 BC. AE15, 2.35 gr. Laureate head of Apollo right / KAYCTΡIANΩN, lion-skin draped over club, DK monogram in right field. SNG Munich 201-202 var (monogram); Mionnet IV, 131 var (ditto).TextImage
Naumann 42, 283Kaystriani, Lydia, AE15 Autonomous issue. 200-1 BC. 2.00 g. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / KAYΣTΡIANΩN, lyre formed from a bucranium, ΡM monogram in left field, ΡMT monogram in right field. Unpublished monogram pair. Naumann 42, 283.TextImage
Paris 212Caystriani, Lydia, AE15, Autonomous. 200-1 BC. 3.18 gr. Laureate head of Apollo right / KAYCTΡIANΩN, winged caduceus, ΔK monogram in lower right field. Paris 212.TextImage
Paris B702Caystriani, Lydia, AE15, Autonomous issue, 200-1 BC. 5.21 gr. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / KAYΣTΡIANΩN, Nike standing left, holding wreath and palm branch, ΔH monogram in left field. Paris B702.TextImage
Paris M4932Caystriani, Lydia, AE. Autonomous. 200-1 BC. AE 2.42 gr. Head of Apollo right / KAYΣTΡI-ANΩN, tripod, monogram below. Paris M4932.TextImage
SNG Cop 102Caystriani, Lydia, AE 15-16mm. 4.64 gr. 2-1 century BC. Laureate head of Apollo right / KAYCTΡIANΩN, winged caduceus, monogram at lower right. SNG Cop. 102; SNG Tüb. 3698.TextImage
SNG Munich 201Caystriani, Lydia, autonomous, 2nd-1st century BC. AE 15, 1.98g. Laureate head of Apollo right / KAYCTΡIANΩN, lionskin draped over club. SNG Munich 201-202; Mionnet 131.TextImage
Waddington 4931Caystriani, Lydia, AE15, Autonomous. 200-1 BC. 2.69 gr. Turreted head of Tyche right, ΡMΔ monogram behind head / KAYΣTΡIANΩN and ΠΠ monogram, lyre formed from a bucranium. Waddington 4931; Paris 215.TextImage
Waddington 4932Caystriani, Lydia, AE14, Autonomous. 200-1 BC. 2.73 gr. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy / KAYCTΡIANΩN, lyre formed from a bucranium, ΔK in lower right in field. SNG Tübingen 3699; BMC 6; Mionnet IV, 129; Waddington 4932; Paris 216.TextImage
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Kaystriani, Lydia, AE13, civic issue, 200-1 BC. 2.51 gr. Head of Apollo right / KAYΣTΡIANΩN, lionskin draped over club, ΡΦΔT monogram in lower right field. Zufahl Numismatic 734700218.TextImage

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