Cyprus, Kition. AR Stater, Azbaal, circa 449-425 BC

Description
Cyprus, Kition. AR Stater, Azbaal, circa 449-425 BC
Ungraded

Cyprus, Kition.
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.

Lot details
Culture/region
Cyprus, Kition
Metal
AR
Denomination
Stater
Year/Period and Variation
Azbaal, circa 449-425 BC
Condition
Ungraded
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