TR-No.AHLSZ 32 4DR-6 (LT)

Phoenicia, Tyre 318-317 B.C

AR 28.95mm (Thickness 2.56mm), weight 16.78g, die axis = 6h (180 degrees). 4 drachmae = Tetradrachm.

Obverse: Alexander III The Great; Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress.

Reverse: AΛEΞANΔΡOΥ, Zeus Aëtophoros seated left, footstool beneath feet, lower limbs wrapped in Himation, Eagle in right hand, sceptre in left hand, Phoenician era date 32 & monogram ayin (`) & kaph (K) in left field.

During the reign of Ozmilk (Azemilkos) / Elayi & Elayi – Tyrian year 32-39 still unsupported as Ozmilk.

Ancient graffiti between Eagle & Zeus; mem (M), beth (B) & resh (R).

Posthumous issue.

LT 2

Ref: Elayi & Elayi “The Coinage of the Phoenician city Tyre in the Persian period” ; Price Pg.412, No.3283a, PL.XCIII. Kuft; Newell, Ake 35 (xxx-a) pl. viii.10.

One comment on “TR-No.AHLSZ 32 4DR-6 (LT)

  1. Pingback: Ancient Graffiti on AKE Tetradrachm | Coins Of The Southern Levant

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