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    Philistia (5-4 centuries BC). AR ma'ah-obol (9mm, 0.58 gm, 6h). b (B) above two Bes heads facing, joined by common headdress; flanked by forepart of lion (l.) and ram (r.) above their heads and facing inward, circular guilloche border / Hybrid male head r. and bearded male head facing, oriental hairstyle, guilloche border within incuse. Gitler-Tal XVIII.8O (described differently). Mildenberg 2000c pl. 59,69. Mild. Vestigia p. XXXI,4 (this coin described differently). Samuels 20 (this coin, described differently). Extremely rare. Very Fine/Extremely Fine.

    Both specimens cited by Gitler-Tal are missing the "bet" in upper obverse field, which is very clear on this example.


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