MR-No.AMAC 106/’GL1-B (LB)

 

Phoenicia, Marathos 154-153 B.C

AE 22.69mm (Thickness 3.40mm), weight 9.01g, die axis = 1h (30 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 gimel (G) & lamedh (L) left between date and Marathos, Marathenian (=Aradian) era date 106 on the left read upwards.

LB 2

Ref: HGC Pg.54: No.193 / Duyrat 2002 Pg.28 No.151-157  / BMC Pg.121 No.12 Pl.XV 6.

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