AR Stater. Azbaal, circa 449-425 BC.
Herakles in fighting stance to right, wearing lion skin upon his back and tied around neck, holding club overhead in right hand and bow extended before him in left hand; monogram or ankh to right / Lion attacking stag crouching right; L'Z'B'L (in Aramaic) above; all inside dotted border within incuse square.
Zapiti & Michaelidou 5-6; Tziambazis 17; BMC 16-8.
11.00g, 23mm, 9h.
Very Fine; a well-detailed obverse for the type.
- Cyprus, Kition
- Year/Period and Variation
- Azbaal, circa 449-425 BC