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bgr_494694 - PHOENICIA - ARADOS Chalque

PHOENICIA - ARADOS Chalque AU
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Price : 250.00 €
Type : Chalque
Date: an 141
Mint name / Town : Arados, Phénicie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 17 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,94 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan à bords biseautés. Très belle de Tyché. Joli revers de style fin. Très belle patine verte
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête tourelée de Tyché à droite.

Reverse


Reverse description : Proue de galère à gauche avec triple rostre surmonté d’une Niké.
Reverse legend : (AR).
Reverse translation : (Arados).

Commentary


Type non daté frappé en début de période entre 242 et 239 avant J.-C.

Historical background


PHOENICIA - Arados

(III - Ist century BC)

Arados had entered orbit Seleucid after the battle of Ipsos in 301 BC The city emancipated from this tutelage in 259 BC Arados then time his coins from this new era. Under the reign of Alexander I Bala, it destroyed Marathus, her neighbor and old enemy. From that date, the city issued a very important civic coinage (AC 137-45.) Which lasted until the cesarean time.

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