TR-No.AHLSZ 33 4DR-12 (RD)

 

Phoenicia, Tyre 317-316 B.C

AR 26.24mm (Thickness 3.12mm), weight 16.93g, die axis = 12h (0 degrees). 4 drachmae = Tetradrachm.

Obverse: Alexander III The Great; Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin headdress.

Reverse: AΛEΞANΔΡOΥ, Zeus Aëtophoros seated left, footstool beneath feet, lower limbs wrapped in Himation, Eagle in right hand, sceptre in left hand, Phoenician era date 33 & monogram ayin (`) & kaph (K) in left field.

During the reign of Ozmilk (Azemilkos) / Elayi & Elayi / Le Rider – Tyrian year 32-39 still unsupported as Ozmilk.

 

Ancient graffiti below Eagle & between Eagle & Zeus.

Posthumous issue.

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Ref: Elayi & Elayi “The Coinage of the Phoenician city Tyre in the Persian period” ; Price Pg.412, No.3286b; Newell, Ake 37.

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