Siglos - Sidqmelek


Country Lapethos
(Cyprus (ancient))
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 450 BC - 425 BC
Value 1 Siglos (1)
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 10.92 g
Diameter 21.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 169983
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References Tziambazis# 48 var.
Elias Tziambazis; 2002. A Catalogue of the Coins of Cyprus from 560 BC to 1571 AD. Self-published, Larnaca, Cyprus.


Helmeted head of Athena left


Helmeted head of Athena facing in dotted square within incuse square


Zapiti & Michaelidou 2 var.

This coin´s obverse die is linked to an issue of Sidqmelek, also with the facing head Athena reverse type. However, those coins also have the name of the king on the reverse, which is not present on this issue. Thus, due to the die wear on the obverse, it is possible that this may be a coin of an unknown king that succeeded him.

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ND (450 BC - 425 BC) 

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