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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/1, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/1, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/2, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/2, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/3, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/3, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/4, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/4, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/5, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/5, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/6, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/6, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/7, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/7, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/8, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/8, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/9, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/9, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/10, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/10, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/11, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/11, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/12, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. Bellinger no. 45. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/12, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse.Bellinger no. 45. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/13, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/13, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/14, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/14, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/15, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/15, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/16, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/16, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/43, from hoard of electrum coins. Obverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)
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    Electrum twelfth-stater, no. AMM 1610-49/43, from hoard of electrum coins. Reverse. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)

Hoard of Electrum Coins: 18 Electrum Twelfth-Staters

Date
Ca. 610-560 BC, Lydian
Museum
Ankara, Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, 1610-49/1-16,43
Inventory No.
1610-49/1-16,43
Material
Electrum
Object Type
Coin
Coin Denomination
Twelfth stater
Coin Mint
Sardis
Site
Gordion
Description
Eighteen electrum coins of twelfth-stater weight (Gordion inventory Nos. 1105-1122). Obverse: roaring lion head facing right. Reverse: single punch. Countermarks on Nos. 1105, 1120-1122. Weight 1.20 g.
Comments
See No. 24.1-24.26.
Discussed
Kroll, “Coins of Sardis”
Bibliography
Young 1964, 283, fig. 13; Bellinger 1968; forthcoming study by K. Harl.
Author
NDC