MR-No.AMAC 105/`NQ12-B (KK)

 

It´s been awhile since i posted any coins from Marathos, here is my latest acquisition of type Duyrat 2002, série 4.

Phoenicia, Marathos 155-154 B.C

AE 21.82mm (Thickness 4.20mm), weight 10.40g, 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), mintmarks ayin (`) bottom right, with qoph (Q) & nun (N) left between date and Marathos, Marathenian (=Aradian) era date 105 on the left read upwards.

KK 2

Ref: HGC Pg.54: No.193 / Duyrat 2002 Pg.28 No.141-147  / BMC Pg.121 No.12 Pl.XV 6.

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