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Daldis, Lydia

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Lydia, Daldis, Septimius Severus, 193-211 A.D.
AE 33, 23.84g. archon Artemidoros. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Septimius to right. Rev. Apollo seated on left playing lyre and Kybele seated on right playing tympanum. Cf. Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, Auction 41, 1970 , lot 415, otherwise may be unpublished. Dark brown patina with some areas of light corrosion.

The magistrate Artemidoros is probably the contemporary author known as Artemidoros of Daldis who wrote a treatise, still substantially extant, on the interpretation of dreams. He lived in Ephesus, but his mother was from Daldis. See more detailed image
Very Fine $1,500.00

 

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