However, they were quite crude, and were made of electrum, a naturally occurring pale yellow alloy of gold and silver.
The composition of these first coins was similar to alluvial deposits found in the silt of the Pactolus river, which ran through the Lydian capital, Sardis.
The fall of Croesus made a profound impact on the Greeks, providing a fixed point in their calendar. Born about 595 BC, Croesus received tribute from the Ionian Greeks but was friendlier to the Hellenes than his father had been.
Croesus is a descendant of Gyges, of the Myrmnadae Clan, who seized power when Gyges killed Candaules after Candaules's wife found out about a conspiracy to watch her disrobe, according to Herodotus.
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