, Scyl. p. 18; Σούθριτα
, Ptol. 3.17.10
, Hierocles; Σίθυρτος
, Polyb. ap. Steph. B. sub voce
: Eth. Σιθρύτιος
, Böckh, Corp. Inscr. vol. ii. p. 637), a town of Crete, 8 M. P. from Eleutherna (Peut. Tab.
), and famous for its numerous and beautiful silver coins, which, though some of them belong to a very early period, are the finest specimens of the Cretan mint; the types are always connected with the worship of Dionysus or Hermes. (Eckhel, vol. ii. p. 320.)