Æ16

Æ16 - obverseÆ16 - reverse

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Features

Issuer Arados (Phoenician cities)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 242 BC - 166 BC
Currency Drachm
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.97 g
Diameter 16 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 316151
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Duyrat# 1374-1403,
Frédérique Duyrat; 2005. Arados Hellénistique: Étude historique et monétaire = Hellenistic Arados: historical and monetary study. Institut français du Proche-Orient, Beyrouth, Liban.
BMC Greek# 89,
Reginald Stuart Poole; 1876. A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum / Volume 2. Sicily. British Museum, London, United Kingdom.
And 26 more volumes.
BMC Greek# 90
Reginald Stuart Poole; 1876. A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum / Volume 2. Sicily. British Museum, London, United Kingdom.
And 26 more volumes.

Obverse

Head of Tyche right, turreted.

Reverse

Prow of galley left with Athena figurehead fighting left with shield and spear, monogram above, border of dots.

Script: Greek

Lettering: AP

Unabridged legend: Αραδιον

Translation: Arados

Mint

Aradus, Phoenicia, modern-day Arwad, Syria

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ND (242 BC - 166 BC) 

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