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Gold stater

Period:
Archaic
Date:
ca. 560–546 B.C.
Culture:
Lydian
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
1 5/8 × 1 in. (4.1 × 2.6 cm)
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Society for the Excavation of Sardis, 1926
Accession Number:
26.59.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
Of Kroesus; foreparts of lion and bull confronting.
Excavated at Sardis

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 44, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Oliver, Andrew Jr. 1968. "Lydia." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 26(5): p. 197, fig. 5.

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