Between East and West: Influence and Change in Coinage


Lydian electrum trite, obverse Lydian electrum trite, reverse
Lydia, electrum trite or one-third stater (1/3 of Milesian standard weight), attributed to king Alyattes (c. 610-561 BC): head of lion r. (obv.), incuse [two rough punches] (rev.)

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Department of Coins and Medals, Fitzwilliam Museum.