Miletos — A settlement in Caria
Miletos was an ancient Greek city on the western coast of Anatolia, near the mouth of the Maeander River in ancient Caria.

By the 6th century B.C., Miletus had earned a maritime empire with many colonies, but brushed up against powerful Lydia at home, and the tyrant Polycrates of its neighbor to the west, Samos. When Cyrus of Persia defeated Croesus of Lydia in the middle of the 6th century B.C., Miletus fell under Persian rule. Miletos, along with most of Anatolia, was taken from Persia by Alexander the Great in 334 B.C. Miletos' greatest wealth and splendor was reached during the Hellenistic era and Roman times.

The symbols found on coins of Miletos include the lion, a star, and Apollo.

Modern location: Ruins located near Balat, Turkey.
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An AR Drachm struck 323-319 BC in Miletos
Obverse: Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress

Reverse: Zeus enthroned left, holding eagle and sceptre, monogram on left / AΛEΞANΔPOY

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 4.3 g
Struck under Philip III
Price 2121, Müller 847
(2) Miletos
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An AR Diobol struck 6th-5th Century BC in Miletos
Obverse: Forepart of a lion left, head right

Reverse: Stellate design within square incuse

Diameter: 7 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.2 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Kayhan 462-75
(3) Miletos
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An AR Obol struck 520-500 BC in Miletos
Obverse: head of lion left

Reverse: star ornament within incuse square

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.07 g
No notes for this coin
Pfeiler, 6; SNG von Aulock 2080; BMC 12; SNG Delepierre 2644; SNG Cop. 948
(4) Miletos
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An AR Obol struck 520-500 BC in Miletos
Obverse: head of lion left

Reverse: star ornament within incuse square

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.06 g
No notes for this coin
Grose 8210, SNGvA 2081, SNG Cop 944v, BMC 186, Sear #3533
(5) Miletos
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An AR Diobol struck 6th-5th century BC in Miletos
Obverse: Forepart of lion left, head to right

Reverse: Stellate pattern within incuse square

Diameter: 9 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 1.16 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Kayhan 462-75
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An AR Hemitetartemorion struck c. 520-480 BC in Miletos | Erythrai
Obverse: rosette with central pellet

Reverse: incuse quadrilobe, Stellate pattern of five pellets

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
SNG Kayhan 740; Klein 433.