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    Phoenicia, Arados. Ca. Circa 172/1-111/0 B.C. AR drachm (19 mm, 4.07 g, 12 h). Aradian Era 89 (171/0 B.C.) Bee with straight wings flanked by monograms / Stag standing right; palm tree behind. Duyrat 2591-632; Weber 8018. Nice VF, toned.

    In the second century Arados imitated the traditional types of Ephesos apparently to pay foreign mercenaries who preferred these types.


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