Phoenicia, Sidon. King Baalshallim II, ca. 384 to 370 BC. Silver tetrashekel.

Ancient Coins - Phoenicia, Sidon. King Baalshallim II, ca. 384 to 370 BC. Silver tetrashekel.
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The king's name can also be spelled  Bodashtart.

Denomination : These are normally refered to as tetrashekel's but more recently have been called dishekels which is consistent with the weight standard.

Size : 26.4 x 30.8 mm.  Weight : 27.51 grams.

Reference : S-5934.

Grade : This coin is somewhat weakly struck, so can only be graded good Fine.

Obverse : War galley traveling left over waves, with a phoenecian letter above (only the tail of the letter is visible). 

Reverse : Persian king standing behind the driver of a cart driven left, with the King of Sidon walking behind.

Provenance : ex Darcy Phalen collection.

Price SKU: vcoin5963
US$ 775.00
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Rates for: 01/18/18

Ships from: Canada
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