New Archaic Coin Finds at Sardis

  title={New Archaic Coin Finds at Sardis},
  author={Nicholas D. Cahill and John H. Kroll},
  journal={American Journal of Archaeology},
  pages={589 - 617}
Two Archaic coins were discovered in excavations of the western fortification of Lydian Sardis in the summer of 2002. The coins, one gold and one silver, are Lydian 12th staters with the confronting foreparts of a lion and bull on the obverse and a square incuse punch on the reverse, the type of coins that are commonly referred to today as "croeseids." They come from under and around a cobbled pavement belonging to the fortification. The pavement and the coins under it were sealed by… 

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