Cyprus, Kition, Silver Stater

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Cyprus, Kition. Silver Stater, Azbaal, c. 449-425 BC. Obverse: Herakles in fighting stance right, wearing lion skin, holding club overhead in right hand and bow extended in left hand; monogram…
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Description

Cyprus, Kition.

Silver Stater, Azbaal, c. 449-425 BC.

Obverse: Herakles in fighting stance right, wearing lion skin, holding club overhead in right hand and bow extended in left hand; monogram to right.
Reverse: Lion attacking stag; L’Z’B’L (in Aramaic) above; all inside a dotted border within an incuse square.

(Zapiti Michaelidou 5-6; Tziambazis 17; BMCRE 16-8).

11.10g.

Good Very Fine for issue.

From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s.

Specification

Periodc. 449 - 425 BC
Datec. 449-425 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Stater

Coin Ruler

Kition

Country

Mainland Greece and the Islands

Coin House

Cyprus

Metal

Silver

ReferencesZapiti Michaelidou 5-6; Tziambazis 17; BMCRE 16-8.
Weight11.1 g

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