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Greek, Rhodos – 229 BC

Rhodos

From Ancient Galleries

Obverse: Radiate head of Helios facing slightly right, wind blowing locks of hair.
Reverse: Large Rose flower with small bud to right, prow of galley to the left.

LEGEND SYMBOLS
Obv. Radiate (crown of rays) head of Helios facing slightly right, with ample locks of hair and wind-blown. Rev. Large Rose on base with small bud on stem extending to the right; ΡΟΔΙΟΝ above, prow of galley in field to left; ΑΜΕΙΝ – ΙΑΣ issuing magistrate flanking the stem, beaded border.

 

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DOCUMENTATION
Value: Tetradrachm. Metal: AR Silver. Weight: 13.60 grams. Mint: Rhodos, Rhodes. Date: 229-205 BC.
Attribution: Ashton 212; SNG Keckman 542; SNG Cop. 759; SNG Aulock 2799. MM 1989, 11; Weber, Plate 237, 6724.

Legend, Documentation and Attribution

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