Discussion in 'World Coins' started by Ripley, Aug 29, 2013.
I think its time to post your coins with cats on them. I will start. MEOW
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LUCANIA. Velia. Didrachm
Circa 305-290 BC (seller/auction house card said 550-510 BC but I think that's wrong)
Obv: Head of Athena right, wearing crested helmet, decorated with griffin; at left, A.
lion standing on exergual line; above dolphin between I and Φ.
SNG ANS 1375-6.
Weight: 7.3 g.
Diameter: 17.5 mm.
The reverse is mushy, but that's a lion and bull at Moesia's feet.
400 - 350 BC
Obverse: forepart of a lion right, head reverted
Reverse: quadripartite; incuse; dot A and pentagram in opposing depressions
I haven't yet looked for the references and full attribution
Lions Roar!! .... *roar*
ahaha ... yah, I love Lion-coins ...
Oh, and I'm sure that I'll find a few more!!
I got a Seljuks of Rum a week or two ago. It's slabbed (ick), just got it in the mail a couple days ago. Haven't set it free and taken pictures yet.
aha ... "thanks" ...
=> oh, and I definitely think that your litter looks very pretty as well!! (your coins rock)
gorgeous coin. awesome grade too. envy is the word.
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