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ID:     778165
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     PHOENICIA
City:     Sidon
Issuer:     Baalshallim II
Date Ruled:     Circa 401-366 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Dishekel
Date Struck:     BC Circa 401-366
Diameter:     26 mm
Weight:     26.49 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Phoenician pentekonter left on waves; figure at prow, standard at stern; above, B in Phoenician
Reverse Description:     Persian King and driver in chariot left, being drawn by goat; behind King of Sidon advancing left
Primary Reference:     Elayi & Elayi group IV.1.1a (unlisted dies)
Reference2:     Betlyon 18
Reference3:     SNG Cop -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, toned, minor smoothing in fields
Notes:     Good metal for issue. From the Richard Winokur Collection.