MR-No.AMAC 104/STT12-B (ACZ)

Phoenicia, Marathos 156-155 B.C

AE 22.66mm (Thickness 3.70mm), weight 10.43g, die axis = 12h (0 degrees), denomination B.

Obverse: Veiled bust of Astarte right with border of dots.

Reverse: Marathos standing left holding aphlaston and leaning on column, in right field mem (M) resh & taw (T) meaning Amrit (Marathos), mintmark shin (S) bottom right, taw (T) and taw (T) in left field, Marathenian (=Aradian) era date 104 far left read upwards.

Ref: Duyrat 2002 Pg.28, Nos 139-140 (same era date); unpublished mintmark combination Shin, Taw & Taw.

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