Ancient Aussie Posted May 27, 2022 · Supporter Share Posted May 27, 2022 Never been too keen on very small coinage like most I suspect who like them big and bold, although this little gem fascinates me in as much as the work and skill levels needed to engrave these dies and produce such an intriqute design, although I would have liked the celator to put a bit more work in etching out the bricks in the walls LOL. 😉 SIDON, PHOENICIA AR silver 1/16th shekel. Late 5th to early 4th century BC. Galley with oars, rudder and row of shields to left in front of city’s fortifications with three towers. Reverse - Archer standing right drawing bow. SNG COP. 193. 8mm, 0.7g 12 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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