MR-No.AMAC 102/`R12-B (IF)

 

Phoenicia, Marathos 158-157 B.C

AE 21.67mm (Thickness 4.35mm), weight 11.40g, die axis = 12h (0 degrees), denomination B.

Obverse: Veiled bust of Astarte right with border of dots.

Reverse: Marathos standing left holding aphlaston and leaning on column, in right field mem (M) resh (R) & taw (T) meaning Amrit (Marathos), mintmark ayin (`) bottom right and resh (R) bottom left, Marathenian (=Aradian) era date 102 on the left read upwards.

IF2

Ref: HGC Pg.54: No.193 / Duyrat 2002 Pg.27 No.132-133  / BMC Pg.121 No.8 Pl.XV 4.

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