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3560220
356, Lot: 220. Estimate $100.
Sold for $95. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PHOENICIA, Arados. Circa 246/5-168/7 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26.5mm, 15.78 g, 12h). In the name and types of Alexander III. Uncertain date. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Aëtophoros seated left; palm tree in left field, AP monogram (civic monogram) below throne, [date in exergue]. Cf. Duyrat 1206–18 and 1221–3 (obv die D17); cf. Price 3381–3; DCA 771. Fine, rough.


From the collection of Dr. Will Gordon.

Duyrat’s obverse 17 was used to strike coins of years 41–43 (219/8–217/6 BC).