Lydia-Sardes, Autonomous Issues of the Lydian Kingdom, AE15, 2nd-1st Century BC
Head of Apollo right
ΣAPΔI | ANΩN
Club within wreath
13mm x 15mm, 5.18g
Sear GCV II, 4736
Ex Midwest "Coins of Christianity"
Consignor notes and comments:
Lydia was located in modern-day western Turkey. It was home to many of
the Jewish and Samaritan Diaspora, as well as the "Seven Churches of
Revelation", making it a hotbed of early Christianity.