KAUNOS in CARIA after 167BC Apollo Sword Authentic Ancient Greek Coin i47155
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KAUNOS in CARIA after 167BC Apollo Sword Authentic Ancient Greek Coin i47155

Item: i47155

Authentic Ancient Coin of:Greek city of Kaunos in Caria
Bronze 12mm (1.57 grams) Struck after 167 B.C.
Reference: Sear 4825 B.M.C. 18.76,17 SNG Copenhagen 187
Laureate head of Apollo right.
Sword in sheath with strap K – AY in field. You are bidding on the exact item pictured, provided with a Certificate of Authenticity and Lifetime Guarantee of Authenticity. In Greek and Roman mythology , Apollo, is one of the most important and diverse of the Olympian deities . The ideal of the kouros (a beardless youth), Apollo has been variously recognized as a god of light and the sun truth and prophecy archery medicine and healing music, poetry, and the arts and more. Apollo is the son of Zeus and Leto , and has a twin sister, the chaste huntress Artemis . Apollo is known in Greek-influenced Etruscan mythology as Apulu. Apollo was worshiped in both ancient Greek and Roman religion , as well as in the modern Greco -Roman Neopaganism . As the patron of Delphi (Pythian Apollo), Apollo was an oracular god — the prophetic deity of the Delphic Oracle . Medicine and healing were associated with Apollo, whether through the god himself or mediated through his son Asclepius , yet Apollo was also seen as a god who could bring ill-health and deadly plague as well as one who had the ability to cure. Amongst the god’s custodial charges, Apollo became associated with dominion over colonists , and as the patron defender of herds and flocks. As the leader of the Muses (Apollon Musagetes) and director of their choir, Apollo functioned as the patron god of music and poetry . Hermes created the lyre for him, and the instrument became a common attribute of Apollo. Hymns sung to Apollo were called paeans . In Hellenistic times, especially during the third century BCE, as Apollo Helios he became identified among Greeks with Helios , god of the sun , and his sister Ar

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