KR-No.TPSC 73/‘DQ QRN12-D (QD)

Phoenicia, Karne 187-186 B.C

AE 15.30mm (Thickness 3.25mm), weight 4.01g, die axis = 12h (0 degrees), denomination D.

Obverse: Turreted head of Tyche right.

Reverse: Cornucopia containing fruit, Phoenician letters qoph (Q) resh (R) & nun (N) with qoth (Q) below meaning Karne (Qurn in Phoenician), ayin (‘) & daleph (D) bottom right, Aradian era date 73 far right.

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Ref: Duyrat 2002 Pg.39 No.53-56 (Letter Qoph below city name, unpublished); HGC10 Pg.51 No.181; BMC Phoenicia Pg.112 No.5-6 Pl.XIII 15-16; Lindgren I Pg.121 No.2291-2292; Lindgren III Pg.76 No.1402.

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