SI-No.GA(II)CL/“12 (QC)

 

Phoenicia, Sidon 342-339 B.C

AR 10.08mm (Thickness 1.28mm), weight 0.74g, die axis = 12h (0 degrees), 1/16 Shekel.

Obverse: Galley left with oars and row of shields; below waves, regnal era date 2 (341-340 B.C) above, cable border.

Reverse: `Abd`astart II (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 letters ayin (`) ayin (`) between, Square incuse.

qc-2

 

QC 4.jpg

Ref: HGC10 Pg.72, No.259; BMC Phoenicia Pg.151, No.67, Pl.XX 5; Betlyon Pg.18, No.40, Pl.4.

 

One comment on “SI-No.GA(II)CL/“12 (QC)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s