SI-No.GA(I)CL`12 (OG)

 

Phoenicia, Sidon 372-361 B.C

AR 9.59mm (Thickness 1.36mm), weight 0.68g, die axis = 12h (0 degrees), 1/16 Shekel.

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

Reverse: ‘Abd ‘astart I (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 beth (B) & ayin (`) between, Square incuse.

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Betlyon Pg.11, No.26; HGC10 Pg.79 No.245; Elayi 2004 No.1394-1427; BMC Phoenicia Pg.146.

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