Oldest Coin- Lydian Lion

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Lydian Lion

Lydian Lion or third Stater (or trite) or Lydian electrum trite is well-considered in whole world as known the world’s first oldest handmade coin. Materials used for made this coin are gold and silver alloy, minted by King Alyattes in Sardis, Lydia, Asia Minor (present-day Turkey), c. 610-600 BC.

Lydian Lion Combination

Lydian lion is a combination word means Lydian+Lion. Lydia was an Iron Age kingdom of western Asia Minor and located generally east of ancient Ionia in the modern Turkish provinces of Manisa and inland Izmir and its population spoke an Anatolian language known as Lydian and Lion is considered as a dangerous mighty animal known as king of the jungle.

Size and weight

A lion face is present on Coin and back portion is empty, so recognized as Lydian Lion and its total size is 13x10x4m and weight is 4.71g.

Why Money Born, Real History of Money

When revolution was doing between peoples that time as it was impossible to buy anything- “satisfaction was critical” means if a person wants rice and for rice he wants sell his cloth or any other thing for this and if employer not wants cloth as he already has very cloth, person does not have any other thing for sell”. This type of combination was not satisfactory (good) and therefore money took birth as if you want anything give its real prize (money) and buy. This is considered as simply the best process. First time handmade money came and referred as Lydian Lion. Today money is very important part in human life and different currencies are using in different countries as people want anything with respect to this he will give its prize money and this is considered as simply best process

These coins are pricey (typically costing in the $1,000 to $2,000 range), and though scarce are not especially rare, just in significant demand because of their history, the evocativeness of their design, their metallurgic characteristics, and their mystery. Other coins may vie for the title of the world’s first coin, also from Lydia, nearby in Ionia, in the Middle East, and across the world in India and China, though none do so as persuasively.

Finally, Lydian Lion is the world’s first oldest handmade coin…


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