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ID:     77000303
Type:     Ancient East
Region:     PHOENICIA
City:     Sidon
Issuer:     Baalshallim II
Date Ruled:     Circa 401-366 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Dishekel
Weight:     28.28 g
Die Axis:     10 h
Obverse Description:     Phoenician pentekonter left on waves; helmet left on prow, standard at stern; Aramaic B above
Reverse Description:     Persian king and driver standing in chariot left, drawn by two goats; to right, King of Sidon advancing left
Primary Reference:     Elayi & Elayi group IV.1.1.a, 563-5 var. (D21/R- [unlisted rev. die])
Reference2:     Betlyon 18
Reference3:     Rouvier 1096
Reference4:     SNG Copenhagen -; Traite II 906 (same obv. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, toned, slight die shift on reverse.
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 303