Siglos - Sidqmelek

Features

Country Lapethos
(Cyprus (ancient))
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 450 BC - 435 BC
Value 1 Siglos (1)
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 10.48 g
Diameter 22.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References BMC Greek# 7,
Reginald Stuart Poole; 1876. A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum / Volume 2. Sicily. British Museum, London, United Kingdom.
And 26 more volumes.
Tziambazis# 48
Elias Tziambazis; 2002. A Catalogue of the Coins of Cyprus from 560 BC to 1571 AD. Self-published, Larnaca, Cyprus.

Obverse

Head of Athena to left in crested Corinthian helmet,inscription above.

Reverse

Head of Athena facing in front, wearing a low helmet with bull’s ears. In the right and left field traces of Phoenician inscription, read as the name of the king.

Translation: Sidqmelek

Comments

BMC Greek Vol.24 Pl.VI.7-9

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (450 BC - 435 BC) 

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