ARABIA FELIX.Himyarites.Anonymous 1st cent BC.AR.Denarius.Male head RIGHT/ Bucranium

Ancient Coins -    ARABIA FELIX.Himyarites.Anonymous 1st cent BC.AR.Denarius.Male head RIGHT/ Bucranium
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ARABIA FELIX.Himyarites.Anonymous 1st cent BC.AR.Denarius ( 2.46g, 17mm, 9h)
 
Diademed male head right, symbols either side, crescent above,  below bust circle with annulet in centre, Sabaean letter O
Reverse.Bucraniumwith antelopes horns , between horns three plumes, symbols either side, (above crescentwith dot), circular border alternaling dot followed by two verticallines.
Ref: circle with annulet in centre below bust not recorded in BMC Arabia etc,SNG Cop or SNG ANS.
( SNG ANS records right bust but without symbol below bust )

Good very fine / very fine, reverse struck from worn die. some deposit in fields.Scarce.

The Sabaean letter O sometimes has a pellet in centre.An inscription from the 7th cent BC in the Louvre addressed to the moon god Almaqah depicts this character.
Preis SKU: GR.464
£ 70.00
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Wechselkurs: 12/17/18

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