Authentic Ancient Coin of: Greek city of Sardes in Lydia
Bronze 15mm (3.17 grams) Struck circa 133-80 B.C.
Reference: Sear 4736 B.M.C. 22.239,18
Laureate head of Apollo right.
/ either side of club, monogram to right all within oak-wreath. The ancient capital of the Lydian Kings, Sardeis lay under a fortified hill in the Hermos valley, at the important road junction. In the pre-Alexandrian age it was the center of the principal Persian satrapy, ad in all probability the mint-place of much of the Persian imperial coinage of darics and sigloi. In 189 B.C. it came under the rule of the Attalids of Pergamon, and fifty-six years later it passes to the Romans.
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