Dichalkos Zeus and Hera, Athena over galley prow

Features

Issuer Arados (Phoenician cities)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 128 BC - 127 BC
Value 1 Dichalkos = 2 Chalkon (1⁄24)
Currency Drachm
Composition Bronze
Weight 3.17 g
Diameter 17.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 61394
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References GCV# 6004,
David R. Sear; 2004. Greek Coins and Their Values / Volume 1. Europe. Seaby, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.
BMC Greek# 246
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

Conjoined busts to right of Zeus laureate and Hera wearing stephane.

Reverse

Prow of galley decorated, left, with triple-pointed ram, a figurehead of Athena above; above, Phoenician letters; below, year of issue in Phoenician figures, and Phoenician letter.

Lettering:
לα

Νקνι

Comments

Struck in Arados.

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ND (128 BC - 127 BC) 

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