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Lydian AR Silver Half-Stater Ch VF NGC (after 561 BC)

Lydian AR Silver Half-Stater Ch VF NGC (after 561 BC)

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The Lydian stater was the first coin officially issued by a government in world history and was the model for virtually all subsequent coinage.


Coin Highlights:
  • Lydia (Croesus or later) 561 BC AR Half-Stater/Siglos.
  • NGC encapsulation authenticates and protects the Choice Very Fine condition of the coin.
  • Strike: 5/5, Surface: 4/5.
  • Obverse: Confronted foreparts of lion right, maw open and tongue protruding, and bull left.
  • Reverse: Segmented rectangular incuse.

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Coinage is thought to have started in Lydia or Ionia (present day western Turkey) in the seventh century BC. In 546 BC Lydia was conquered by the Persians and Silver siglos of this type were struck from about 500 BC till the Persian Empire fell to Alexander the Great.

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Coin ID 800347
Population

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Grade Very Fine
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Mint Mark Not Shown
Strike 5/5
Surface 4/5

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