Phoenicia, Tripolis 17-16 B.C

AR 26.71mm (Thickness 2.91mm), weight 8.48g, die axis = 12h (0 degrees).

Obverse: Turreted and veiled bust of Tyche, cruciform over shoulder.

Reverse: Prow of Galley ending in volute with star above (The Julian Star), Nike advancing right holding wreath in right hand and palm branch in left, in left field ΤΡΙΠΟΛΕΙΤΩΝ, in right field Triphylian era date LHΠC 88.

LHΠC – L=Year / H=8 / Π=8 / C=200.


Ref: BMC Phoenicia Pg.205 No.24-26 Pl.XXVI 11 (Wrong date ?). Lindgren I Pg.124 No.2345.

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