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Abdamon Half Shekel in Sidon

ref. : en.567.2012 | 26 September 2012 | by Francis Leveque
coins | End of Ve century BC
Sidon, Phénicie ( Liban )
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Silver coin ? mm diameter, 7,14 gm.

Nom de l’atelier : Sidon

Date : 425-405 BC

Recto :

Description : War galley to left before city wall with four towers; two lions back to back in exergue

Verso :

Description : King of Persia slaying lion standing before him; all within incuse square

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