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Nabatean Kingdom, Obodas III, Meshorer 39A
Obodas III, 30-9 BC
Nabatean: Abadat
AE 19, 4.52g, 18.82mm, 330į
Petra, 10/9 BC
obv. Head of Obodas, diademed, r.
in l. field ח, in r. field o
rev. Nabatean legend from upper l. counterclockwise:
אבדת מלכ נבתו מלכ - שנת ח 20
from r. to l. (transcribed):
ABDT MLK NBTW - SNT H 20
= Abadat Malik Nabatu - (Sh)anat H 20
= Abadat king of the Nabateans - year H 20
Female figure (queen?), in long mantle and girded, stg. l., holding palm branch in raised r. hand
in l. field o, (ח in r. field between שנת and date)
ref. Meshorer Nabatean 39A
rare, S+, impressive sand patina
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Canaan  [Feb 02, 2018 at 07:14 AM]
What a great coin, great rarity!!!
Boaz I  [May 24, 2018 at 07:40 AM]
Very nice coin!