AR-No.TPAP 130/N´12-B (NE)


Phoenicia, Arados 130-129 B.C

AE 22.32mm (Thickness 2.91mm), weight 7.41g, die axis = 12h (0 degrees), denomination B.

Obverse: Turreted head of Tyche right, S shaped ponytail, palm frond behind.

Reverse: Poseidon seated left on prow of galley holding wreath in right hand and trident in left, Athena figurehead (Ἀθηνᾶ Πρόμαχος), Phoenician letters nun (N) and aleph (´) above, Aradian era date 130 below.

(Double strike has eradicated the Phoenician letter normally found far bottom)


Ref: Duyrat 2005, Pg.68-69 No.2357-2424; BMC Phoenicia Pg.37 No.304-308.

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