Nabataean Kings Of Petra . Malichus II, 40-70 CE. AE 16mm, 2.69 g. CONVERTED TO A SCALE WEIGHT !!

Ancient Coins -  Nabataean Kings Of Petra . Malichus II, 40-70 CE. AE 16mm, 2.69 g. CONVERTED TO A SCALE WEIGHT !!
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Greek. Nabataean Kings. Malichus II, 40-70 CE. AE 16mm, 2.69 g.

Jugate busts r. of Malichus II, laureate and draped, and Shuqailat II, veiled and wearing Isis headdress. / Crossed cornucopias with 3 line Nabataean Aramaic legend: Malichus / Shuqai / lat. Meshorer 140.  
 
This coin is remarkable for the Greek letters  (large gamma, small beta, and small iota) drilled into the obverse. The letters were added in the late fourth-fifth centuries CE to convert the coin to a scale weight of 3 scripula (gamma) of 12 (beta iota) obols. Unique with this very late modification.
Prezzo SKU : 11452
US$ 825.00
US$ 595.00
(Salvato US$ 230.00)
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Quotazione: 12/12/17

Invia da: United Arab Emirates

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