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    Samaria (late 4th century BC). AR ma'ah obol (7mm, 0.52 gm, 12h). Crowned, bearded male head r. / b& (SN-Sanballat) above lion seated l., all within square border of dots. M-Q CS 42. MQ SC 52. Hendin 1033. Very Fine/Good Very Fine.

    Perhaps this is the Sanballat II referred to by Josephus as the one who "had been sent to Samaria as satrap by Darius the last king" (Ant. XI:302).


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    8th-9th Thursday-Friday
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