Series AR-ZP (Duyrat Serie 15)

Little did i know when helping a fellow FORVM member with the identification of this coin that i would have the very good fortune of owning it at a later date.

Thanks again for giving me the opportunity of adding this rare and wonderful coin to my collection.
http://www.forumancientcoins.com/board/index.php?topic=93039.msg577068#msg577068

Duyrat lists the coin has Série 15 and only received six of it´s type for which only two were photographed for the publication of Duyrat 2005.

Below are the six coins that can be found in various museums and one now residing in Stockholm.

Au droit : tête de Zeus laurée à droite. Grènetis.
Au revers : proue de navire armée d’un éperon à gauche. Lettres grecques dans le champ en haut. Date en grec à l’exerque, lettre phénicienne au-dessous.

Translated;
Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right, Beading.
Reverse: Prow of a ship with Greek letters in the field above, Date in Greek with Phoenician letter below .

My apologies, French was never my strong point.

An 176 (Aradian era date 176=POς) : POς (84/3), lettres grecques dans le champ en haut : ΘPA ; lettre phénicienne : D (Greek letters above and Phoenician letter daleth below)

4622 D1-R1, Berlin, SM, Löbbecke (1906). 2,82 g, 13,8 mm, 12 h.

4623 D1-R1, New York, ANS 1944 100 70684 Newell. 2,40 g, 12,1 mm, 12 h.

4624 *D1-R1, Paris, BNF, H. Seyrig Y28883,34. 2,25 g, 14,2 mm, 12 h.

4625 D1-R2, Beyrouth, AUB Museum, no 195. 2,41 g, 13 mm, 12 h.

An 177 (Aradian era date 177=POZ) : POZ (83/2), lettres grecques dans le champ en haut : OΔO ; lettre phénicienne : B (Greek letters above and Phoenician letter beth below)

4626 D2-R3?, collection Lindgren, no 1344. 2,72 g.

4627 *D2-R3, Paris, BNF, H. Seyrig Y28883,35. 2,62 g, 12,7 mm, 12 h.

Final attribution;

Phoenicia, Arados 84-83 B.C

AE 13.02mm (Thickness 2.89mm), weight 2.54g, die axis = 12h (0 degrees), denomination D.

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right.

Reverse: Prow of Galley left, ΘΠA above, Aradian era date 176 (POς ) & Phoenician letter daleth (D) below.

Duyrat Pg.113 No.4622-4627 / HGC10: Pg.25 95.

GQ2

By Coins Of The Southern Levant Posted in Arados

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