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    Horned Monster

    Samaria (late 4th century BC). AR quarter-shekel (17mm, 3.32 gm, 6h). e (D possibly for Delayah) above winged Sphinx with horns, all in dotted square border / Horned head of monster facing, all in guilloche square border. M-Q SC p. 88,30. Samuels 6. Mildenberg Bes pl. 1,5. Extremely rare. Find patina. Very Fine.

    While Mildenberg and Samuels attributed this coin to Gaza, subsequent research by Meshorer and Qedar convincingly attribute the type to Samaria.


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