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Greek: Lydia-Sardes

Lydia-Sardes, Autonomous Issues of the Lydian Kingdom, AE15, 2nd-1st Century BC
(No legend)
Head of Apollo right
Club within wreath
Tau-rho above
13mm x 15mm, 5.18g
Sear GCV II, 4736
Ex Midwest "Coins of Christianity" Collection

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.