MR-No.HMAC 86/BT1-B (QG)

 

Phoenicia, Marathos 174-173 B.C

AE 20.63mm (Thickness 3.09mm), weight 7.13g, die axis = 1h (30 degrees), denomination B.

Obverse: Laureate head of Hermes right, caduceus over shoulder, border of dots.

Reverse: Marathos standing left holding aphlaston and leaning on column, in right field mem (M) resh (R) & taw (T) meaning Amrit (Marathos), mintmarks beth (B) bottom right with Taw (T) left between date and Marathos, Marathenian (=Aradian) era date 86 on the left read upwards.

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Ref: Duyarta 2002 Pg.31 No.235-240; HGC10 Pg.55 No.194; BMC Phoenicia Pg.123 No.22.

 

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