• m13-6-0001-10
    Obverse. (©Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College)
  • m13-6-0001-20
    Reverse. (©Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College)

Archaic Silver Hemihekaton of Miletus

Date
Late sixth–early fifth century BC, Lydian
Sardis or Museum Inv. No.
2002.0003
Material
Silver
Object Type
Coin
Coin Denomination
Hemihekaton
Coin Mint
Miletus
Issuers
Officina
Has Mint Mark
no
Has Control Mark
no
Has Monogram
no
Has Countermark
no
Hoard
Monograph 13 Catalog No.
6
Site
Sardis
Description
This coin type: Obverse: Forepart of lion l., head of roaring lion r.; Reverse: Star-flower in incuse, one side indented.
Condition
Good
Dimensions
Weight: 1.08g; Diameter: 10.3 x 8.3mm.
Comments
Milesian standard. For circumstances of discovery, see Cahill and Kroll 2005, 614-615.
See Also
Bibliography
SNG vAulock 6: 2082; SNG Turk 1: 468–476; M7 GR 104.
Author
JDE