Karia, Kaunos, Silver Stater

Item Reference: C234005592 Sold Share
Karia, Kaunos (c. 430-410 BC). Silver Stater. Obverse: Winged Iris left, looking right, holding kerykeion and wreath. Reverse: Baetyl flanked by letters. (Konuk p. V, type 4, 116). Good Very…
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Description

Karia, Kaunos (c. 430-410 BC).

Silver Stater.

Obverse: Winged Iris left, looking right, holding kerykeion
and wreath.
Reverse: Baetyl flanked by letters.

(Konuk p. V, type 4, 116).

Good Very Fine. Pleasing, dark tone.

11.66g.

The fascinating coinage of Kaunos features the baetyl, believed to have been a meteorite worshipped by the inhabitants of the city.

Specification

Period c. 430 - 410 BC
Date c. 430-410 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Stater

Coin Ruler

Kaunos

Country

Asia Minor

Coin House

Caria

Metal

Silver

References Konuk p. V, type 4, 116
Weight 11.66 g

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