AR-No.IPDS /M´11-Obol (IB)

Phoenicia, Arados 400-380 B.C

AR 8.24mm (Thickness 1.56mm), weight 0.73g, die axis = 11h (350 degrees), Obol.

Obverse: Laureate head of Ichthyomorphic deity right with bearded hair and plaits, holding dolphins in both hands with Phoenician letters aleph (´) & mem (M) in field.

Reverse: Prow of galley right, eye and four shields above, dolphin below all within incuse square.

IB2

Ref: Betlyon 8; SNG Copenhagen 6-7; HGC10 Pg 15, No.45; BMC Phoenicia Pg 3-4 No. 12-16.

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