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bgr_420006 - PHOENICIA - ARADOS Hemichalque

PHOENICIA - ARADOS Hemichalque AU
250.00 €(Approx. 275.00$ | 220.00£)
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Type : Hemichalque
Date: an 130
Mint name / Town : Arados, Phénicie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 15 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,18 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan ovale bien centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis complets. Très beaux portraits de Zeus et d’Héra. Très joli revers. Jolie patine marron foncé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Bustes accolés de Zeus lauré et d'Héra coiffée du stéphané à droite ; grènetis.

Reverse


Reverse legend : DATE PHÉNICIENNE.
Reverse description : Proue de galère à gauche richement décorée.
Reverse translation : (an 130).

Commentary


monnaies datée (an 130).

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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