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600 BCE - 550 BCE: The silver stater coin of Calymna in Caria depicts a tortoise shell lyre on its reverse side.
550 BCE: The silver drachma of Delos depicts a lyre - symbolic of Apollo - on its reverse side.
480 BCE: A ship from Samothrace participates in the Battle of Salamis on the Persian side.
431 BCE - 404 BCE: The Cycladic city states side with Athens in the Peloponnesian war against Sparta and her allies.
214 BCE: Syracuse joins the side of Carthage in the Second Punic War.
100 BCE: Coins of Kos and Thespiai depict a lyre on their reverse side.
67 CE: Side becomes part of the Roman Empire.
188 CE: Side begins to mint its own money.
190 CE: Side freed from Seleucid control.
305 CE: Ptolemy takes over Side.