LYDIA, SARDES, bronze minor, 2nd-1st century BC


LYDIA, SARDES, minor, no date (2nd-1st century BC), Obverse: head of Apollo R, Reverse: club in wreath, ΣΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ, bronze, 14mm, 4.45g, SG4736, F

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Greater Lydia under Croesus, the king renowned for his wealth, was the entire western salient of Anatolia. In later antiquity it was part of the Persian Empire, then was conquered by the Macedonians, who held on until the coming of the Romans.