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ID:     75000480
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     PHOENICIA
City:     Sidon
Issuer:     Baalshallim II
Date Ruled:     Circa 401-366 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Dishekel
Weight:     27.75 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Phoenician pentekonter left on waves; figure at prow, standard at stern; Phoenician B above
Reverse Description:     Persian king and driver in chariot left, drawn by goat; behind, King of Sidon advancing left
Primary Reference:     Elayi & Elayi group IV.1.1.a, 596-7 (D30/R40)
Reference2:     Betlyon 18
Reference3:     Rouvier 1096
Reference4:     SNG Copenhagen -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, toned, usual minor flan flaws
Notes:     Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 480 Excellent metal for issue.