Arados, Phoenicia AR Drachm, Choice Extremely Fine, 169/168 B.C.E.

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ARADOS, PHOENICIA AR "BEE" DRACHM

HGC 10, 63, DCA 774, Choice Extremely Fine, min. obv. horning and deposits, 17.2mm, 3.99 grams, Dated year 91 - 169/168 B.C.E.

Obverse: Bee seen from above, date monogram to left, RE monogram to right 

Reverse: Stag standing to right with palm tree in background, inscription ΑΡΑΔΙΩΝ to right

A BEAUTIFUL example! Seldom offered in this quality and the last couple at auction in this grade fetched some $2000 +.

Arados was a maritime island city mentioned several times in the Bible as Arvad.