Of particularly charming local style
Lot 2222
ARABIA, Eastern. Ikaros/Failaka (?). Series with horizontal Shin, circa 222-205/4 BCE. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 15.78 g, 7 h), imitating Alexander 'the Great' (336-323 BCE). Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress. Rev. ΛΛEΞΔΛΛ/PO[Y] Zeus/Shams seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle standing right with closed wings in his right; to left, 𐩦 ('s²' in South Arabian, horizontally). Arnold-Biucchi 5f. CCK 105 (this coin). Mørkholm, Failaka, fig. 3, 2-13. Price 3957. An exceptionally attractive piece, beautifully toned and of particularly charming local style. About extremely fine.


From the collection of Ambassador Martin Huth.
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