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Catalogue of the Greek coins of Lydia

British Museum. Department of Coins and Medals.

Catalogue of the Greek coins of Lydia

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Published by A. Forni in Bologna .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lydia.
    • Subjects:
    • British Museum. Dept. of Coins and Medals.,
    • Coins, Greek -- Lydia.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Barclay V. Head.
      SeriesA Catalogue of Greek coins in the British Museum
      ContributionsHead, Barclay Vincent, 1844-1914.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCJ617 .B82 1964
      The Physical Object
      Paginationcl, 440 p.
      Number of Pages440
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5118861M
      LC Control Number74191973

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(London, ). Kingdom Lydia Croesus. By the time Croesus succeeded his father Alyattes as king of Lydia in B. electrum coinage already had been used in Asia Minor for tus () states that the Lydians were the first to produce coins of gold and silver, an innovation now confidently attributed to Croesus, seemingly in about B.

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It is now agreed that coins were first struck in Lydia in Asia Minor in the latter part of the seventh century, B. The first coins were struck from electrum, a natural alloy of gold and silver found in Lydia. On the obverse of these coins appears the head of a lion, the coat-of-arms of the Lydian Kingdom.

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