MR-No.QCPD 73/ḥSH1-C (CN)

Phoenicia, Marathos 187-186 B.C

AE 16.22mm (Thickness 2.06mm), weight 3.14g, die axis = 1h (30 degrees), denomination C.

Obverse: Veiled bust of Ptolemaic Astarte right, border of dots.

Reverse: Prow of Galley left, stem curving upwards, on the deck palm branch, above Phoenician letters heth (ḥ) & shin (SH) with monogram between, Marathenian (=Aradian) era date 73 below.

CN2

Ref: HGC 10 Pg.56, No.201; (Letter combination not in Duyrat 2002).

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