Quadrans - Syphax Western Numidia; pointing beard, horseman right

Quadrans - Syphax (Western Numidia; pointing beard, horseman right) - obverseQuadrans - Syphax (Western Numidia; pointing beard, horseman right) - reverse

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Features

Issuer Numidia
King Syphax (215 BC - 203 BC)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 213 BC - 203 BC
Value Quadrans (¼)
Currency Western Numidia under the Masaesyli (cca. 300 BC-203 BC)
Composition Bronze
Weight 4.4 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 89060
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References GCV# 6632 var.
David R. Sear; 2004. Greek Coins and Their Values / Volume 1. Europe. Seaby, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Diademed head of Syphax left, with pointed beard

Reverse

Horseman galloping left; dot and Punic legend in cartouche below

Lettering: SphQ HMMLKT

Translation: Syphax King

Edge

Smooth

Comments

Minted in Siga

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (213 BC - 203 BC) 

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