Issuing authority - Date

Mint
Amathous
King
Pyrwos
Date
c. 385 BC -

Provenance

Museum
Berlin, Münzkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Museum ID
18217649 (1873 Fox)
Museum Link
http://ikmk.smb.museum/object?id=18217649

Physical Description

Material
silver
Denomination
Didrachm
Weight
6.67 g.
Weight standard
rhodian or chian
Die Axis
12 h
Diameter
23.0 mm

Typological Description

Obverse

Obverse type
Lion lying r. with eagle above
Obverse script
Cypriot syllabic

Reverse

Reverse type
Lion forepart r.
Reverse script
Cypriot syllabic
Reverse inscription
py 𐠦 𐠵 𐠩 ? : py-ro-wo-se ?

Reference

Published in
Amandry, p. 71, no 128,3; Six 309,19; BM XVIII 7

Entry date: 09/09/2014, Entry by: E. Markou, Update date: 10/23/2018, Updated by: E. Markou


Relevant Bibliographical References from Kyprios Character bibliographical database

Six, J.P. 1883: “Du classement des séries chypriotes”, Revue numismatique 3rd series, 1: 279-374.

Amandry, M. 1984: “Le monnayage d’Amathonte”, in: Aupert, P., Hellmann, M.C., Amathonte I. Testimonia 1. Auteurs anciens – Monnayage – Voyageurs – Fouilles – Origines – Géographie. Éditions Recherche sur les Grandes Civilisations, École Française d’Athènes, ‘Mémoire’ no 32 ed., Paris: 57-76.

 

 

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