SI-No.TR 139-162/11 (KQ)


Phoenicia, Sidon 174-150 B.C

AE 17.60mm (Thickness 2.28mm), weight 3.97g, die axis = 12h (0 degrees).

Obverse: Turreted and draped bust of Tyche right, hair in chignon with curl behind, border of dots (Ram of Galley countermark in left field).

Reverse: Horizontal rudder, Pheonician legend above and below in four lines meaning “belonging to Sidonians, mother of Kambe, Hippone, Citium and Tyre”.

KQ 2

Ref: BMC Phoenicia Pg.156, No.88, Pl.XXI 6;  SNG Cop. 210; Lindgren III, Pg.77, No.1419; HGC10 Pg.78, No.287.

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