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BMC 172Achaemenid Kingdom, Time of Xerxes II to Artaxerxes II. AR Siglos. 5.42 gr, 14.81mm. Darics. 420-375 BC. Persian king or hero in kneeling-running stance right, three annulets on breast of kandys, holding dagger and bow, quiver with arrows over shoulder / Incuse punch. BMC Vol. 28, 172; Carradice Type IV B, 43; cf SG 4680.TextFull Size
Prowe 1515Pactolos? Lydia, AE22. Imperial times. 7.54 g. Head of Artemis right, quiver over her left shoulder / ΠAKTΩΛEΩN MENE to right and left of Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear, resting hand on shield. Prowe III 1515; Rhousopoulos 4058. It has long been disputed whether this town, named after the gold-rich river in Lydia, existed or not. See text file for more information.TextFull Size
Sear SG 3398Kingdom of Lydia, EL Third Stater or Trite. Before Croesus, 650-561 BC. Lion's head right, globule on forehead / oblong incuse punch.TextFull Size
Sear SG 3401Alyattes, Kingdom of Lydia, c. 600 BC, EL 1/6 stater (hecte). c 600 BC, Lion's head left, Lydian retrograde legend FALFEI above / Incuse punch. Weid. 100, BMC 16.TextFull Size
Sear SG 3402Kingdom of Lydia, uncertain king, EL 12th-stater or Hemihekte (~1.18g). Before 561 BC. Head of roaring lion right / Incuse punch with irregular lines.TextFull Size
Sear SG 3404Lydia, poss. Sardes. EL 1/48th Stater. 650-561 BC, Lion's head right / Incuse punch. BMC 24. TextFull Size
Sear SG 3411Kings of Lydia, time of Kroisos, AV Stater. Sardes mint, ca 561-546 BC, heavy series. Confronted foreparts of lion & bull / two square incuse punches of unequal size. BMC 30, SNGCop 454.TextFull Size
Sear SG 3419Kingdom of Lydia, Kroisos AR Stater. 560-546 BC. Confronted heads of lion & bull / double incuse punch. Traité I 407–408; SNG von Aulock 2873–2874; SNG Lockett 2980; Pozzi 2730; SNG Lockett 2981; Bement 1566; Weber 6773; BMC 37; Boston MFA 2070; Rosen 662.TextFull Size
Sear SG 3420Kingdom of Lydia, Croesus, ca 560-546 BC, AR 1/2 stater. Sardes Mint, Confronting heads of lion & bull / Oblong incuse punch. SNG VA 2875.TextFull Size
Sear SG 3421Kingdom of Lydia, Croesus, c 560-546 BC, AR 1/3 Stater. Sardes Mint, Confronting heads of lion and bull / Oblong incuse punch. TextFull Size
Sear SG 3422Kingdom of Lydia, Croesus, c560-546 BC, AR 1/12 stater. Sardes Mint, Confronting heads of lion and bull / Incuse punch. BMC 53.TextFull Size
Sear SG 3425Lydia under Persian rule. Achaemenid Empire. Time of Darios I-Xerxes II. Circa 485-420 BC. AV Daric (8.43 gm). Persian king or hero in kneeling-running stance right, holding spear and bow / Incuse punch. Carradice Type III.TextFull Size
Sear SG 3427Lydia, Under the Persians, AR siglos. Great King kneeling with bow / Incuse.TextFull Size
SNG ANS 73489Achaemenid Empire. AV Daric. 14.2 mm; 8.31 gr. 485–400 BC, Sardes mint. King running right with bow and spear / Incuse punch. SNG ANS 1944.100.73489.TextFull Size
Weidauer 90Lydia, Time of Alyattes II. Late 7th-early 6th century BC. Electrum Hemihekte (1/12th Stater), 7.49mm, 1.15 gr. Head of roaring lion right, wart on forehead, strands of ruff chevron-shaped, mane outlined, rounded ear / Incuse square punch. Weidauer 90; SNG Kayhan 1015; Sear Greece 3402.TextFull Size
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LIST OF LYDIAN CITIES
REPRESENTED ON WILDWINDS
Acrasus
Aninetos
Apollonis
Apollonoshieron
Attaleia
Aureliopolis
Bagis
Blaundos
Briula
Caystriani
Daldis
Dioshieron
Gordus-Julia
Hermocapelia
Hierocaesareia
Hypaepa
Hyrkanis
Kilbiani
Klannudda
Maeonia
Magnesia ad Sipylum
Mastaura
Mostene
Nacrasa
Nikaia-Kilbiani
Nysa
Philadelphia
Saitta
Sala
Sardes
Silandos
Stratonikeia-Hadrianopolis
Tabala
Thyateira
Thyessus
Titacazus
Tmolus
Tomaris
Tralleis
Tripolis
LIST OF LYDIAN KINGS
REPRESENTED ON WILDWINDS
Alyattes
Cambyses
Darius I
Kroisos
Persian Kings
Spithridates
Uncertain Kings

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