AR-No.TPAP 375/QEOT12-B (ES)

 

Phoenicia, Arados 116-117 A.D

AE 20.86mm (Thickness 2.91mm), weight 6.50g, die axis = 12h (0 degrees), denomination B.

Obverse: Turreted head of Tyche right, braided ponytail, palm frond behind.

Reverse: Poseidon seated left on prow of galley holding wreath in right hand and trident in left, Athena figurehead (Ἀθηνᾶ Πρόμαχος), Phoenician letter qoph (Q) in field, Aradian era date (EOT) 375.

ES2

Ref: BMC Phoenicia, Pg.44 No.352-354 (Mistake in catalogue: BMC state 115-116 A.D); Babelon “Les Perses Achéménides”, Pg.162 No.1158.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s