Antagonists of Rome - Kingdom of Parthia, c. 10-40 AD. AR Drachma
4. This shows one of the very earliest of coins minted in Lydia. In 546BC Cyrus defeated the king of Lydia, a) what was his name? b) what was the name of the dynasty which ruled in Lydia before Cyrus invaded it? c) What mineral was found in Lydia, which made people call their King " the richest man in the world".
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