Reverse description : Cerf à droite ; derrière un palmier.
Reverse legend : ARADIWN.
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.