Greek Coinage Timeline

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  • 609 BCE - 560 BCE
    Reign of Alyattes of Lydia. Minting of first coins made from electrum.
  • 600 BCE - 300 BCE
    Dionysos appears on the coins of Naxos, Mende and various other Greek city states.
  • c. 550 BCE
    The silver drachma of Delos depicts a lyre - symbolic of Apollo - on its reverse side.
  • 470 BCE
    Gortyn on Crete begins to mint its own coinage.
  • c. 360 BCE
    Pan appears on the reverse of coins of the Arcadian League.

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609 BCE - 560 BCE: Reign of Alyattes of Lydia. Minting of first coins made from electrum.
 
 
600 BCE - 300 BCE: Dionysos appears on the coins of Naxos, Mende and various other Greek city states.
 
 
550 BCE: The silver drachma of Delos depicts a lyre - symbolic of Apollo - on its reverse side.
 
470 BCE: Gortyn on Crete begins to mint its own coinage.
 
 
360 BCE: Pan appears on the reverse of coins of the Arcadian League.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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