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Helios

(1 coin)

55575 Order
Karian Islands, Rhodes, ex: MM, 1970.
AE 35 or Drachm, 29.39g. c.40-25 B.C. Magistrate: Zenon. Facing head of Helios. Rev. Rose in bloom surrounded by an oak wreath. SNG von Aulock 2842. Ashton/Weiss, "The post-plinthophoric silver drachms of Rhodes," in Nurmistatic Chronicle, 1997, plate 16,A(this coin). The largest bronze denomination of Rhodes; rare in this quality, and with a brown and green patina.

Ex: Munzen und Medaillen, Basel, Auction 41, June 18-19, 1970, lot 238. See more detailed image
good Very Fine $3,500.00

 

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