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Abdamon Half Shekel in Sidon
26 September 2012 | by Francis Leveque | ref. : en.567.2012
End of Ve century BC | [en] coins
Sidon, Phénicie ( Liban )
 

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

Commentaire :

 
        


Bibliography :


G.F. Hill, Catalogue of Greek Coins of Phoenicia (BMC Phoenicia ), vol. , Londres , 1910, p. 141, n° 9
J.W. Betlyon, A New Chronology for the Pre-Alexandrine Coinage of Sidon (Betlyon), in American Numismatic Society Museum Notes (ANSMN), vol. 21 , 1976, n° 9
 
 
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