Coins from Lycia
Lycia lies on the southern coast of Anatolia. In 546 B.C. the local population was decimated, and the area received an influx of Persians.

Intermittently free after the Greeks defeated the Achaemenid Empire, it briefly joined the Athenian Empire, seceded and became independent, was under the Persians again, revolted again, was conquered by Mausolus of Caria, returned to the Persians, and went under Macedonian hegemony. Lycia was totally Hellenized under the Macedonians.

Under the Romans Lycia was allowed home rule under the Lycian League, a federation with republican principles. In AD 43 Claudius dissolved the league and made Lycia a Roman province.
(1) Kherei
An AR Obol struck 440-410 BC in Xanthos?
Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena left

Reverse: Head of Kherei right, wearing bashlyk, in pelleted round border within incuse circle.

Diameter: 9 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 0.59 g
No notes for this coin
Falghera -; SNG Copenhagen Suppl. -; Traité II 352 var.
(2) Lycia
An AR 1/6 Stater struck 480/470-430 BC in Xanthos?
Obverse: Pegasos left; •

Reverse: triskeles within dot circle

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.4 g
uncertain dynast, ex Roma Numismatics
Cf. Falghera 73 (stater, square incuse); SNG Copenhagen Supp. –; SNG von Aulock 8469 (tetrobol, square incuse); BMC 123 var. (Pegasos right, no pellet)
An AR Diobol struck 390-370 BC in Xanthos?
Obverse: Facing scalp of lion

Reverse: Triskeles within incuse square

Diameter: 14 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.2 g
No notes for this coin
Müseler VII.91-2, SNG Copenhagen Supp. 476.
An AR 1/3 Stater struck 380-360 BC in Limyra?
Obverse: lionskin facing

Reverse: triskeles, laureate bust of Apollo facing ΠEP_IKΛE (in lycian script)

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 2.9 g
Lycian Dynasts; Limyra was the capital of Perikles' possessions
SNG Copenhagen -; SNG v. Aulock -. Extremely Rare, SNG Keckman II 495; Traité II 494
(5) Phaselis
An AR Tetrobol struck c. 500-440 BC in Phaselis
Obverse: Prow of galley right; uncertain controlmark below

Reverse: Stern of galley left; ΦAΣ

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.4 g
No notes for this coin
SNG von Aulock-; Cf Heipp-Tamer 72
(6) Trajan
An AR Drachm struck 98-99 AD in Masicytes
Obverse: laureate head right; AYT KAIC NEP TPAIANOC CEB ΓERM

Reverse: owl standing on two lyres; ΔHM EΞ__YΠAT B

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.1 g
No notes for this coin
BMC 10; SNG Copenhagen 45; SNG von Aulock 4268
(7) Uvug
An AR Obol struck 470-440 BC in Xanthos?
Obverse: Forepart of winged human-headed bull right

Reverse: Male? head right; OFOV (Uvug) within incuse square

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 0.7 g
No notes for this coin
Babelon, Traité, 315 ff var.; SNG von Aulock 4119 var. (tetrobol)
An AR Diobol struck 440-430 BC in Xanthos
Obverse: Helmeted head of Athena right.

Reverse: Laureate head of Apollo right; diskeles to right; all within incuse square

Diameter: 11 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.3 g
Apparently rare.
Müseler V.11; Vismara, Wekhssere, 62