SI-No.GTCL/T`6 (NG)

 

Phoenicia, Sidon 357-347 B.C

AR 10.20mm (Thickness 1.23mm), weight 0.67g, die axis = 6h (180 degrees), 1/16 Shekel.

Obverse: Galley left with oars and row of shields; below waves, Phoenician date above, cable border.

Reverse: Tennes (Persian King) wearing crenellated crown right, (seizing Lions forelock with left hand, and holding dagger in right) slaying lion standing before him on hind legs, Phoenician letter taw (T) & ayin (`) between, Square incuse.

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Ref: Betlyon Pg.16, No.37.

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