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Earliest Qatabanian Issue

353, Lot: 206. Estimate $500.
Sold for $425. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ARABIA, Southern. Qataban. Unknown ruler(s). Circa 350-320/00 BC. AR ’rb‘t – Tetradrachm (20.5mm, 16.58 g, 8h). Imitating Athens. Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl standing right, head facing; [olive spray] and crescent to left; all within incuse square. Van Alfen, Studies, Type QI.A, 1–2 var. (O1/R– [unlisted rev. die]); CAF 1.0.4; Huth 328–37; HGC 10, 706. Good VF, lightly toned. From the earliest issue of Qatabanian coinage.