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Nabatean Kingdom, Malichus II & Shuqailat II, Meshorer 136-139
Malichus II & Shuqailat II, AD 40-70
AR - Drachm, 3.68g, 12.85-14.46mm, 0į
Petra, year 20-23 (= AD 59/60- 62/63)
obv. Nabatean legend (counterclockwise):
מלכא מלכו - מלכ נבתו שנת [date]
MLKW MLK' - MLK NBTW (Sh)NT [date]
= Maliku Malik' - Malik Nabatu Shanat [date]
= Malichus the king - king of the Nabateans [date]
Bust of Malichus II, draped and laureate, hairs falling down to neck
rev. Nabatean legend (counterclockwise):
גמלת אחתה - מלכת נבתו
= Shuqailat Achatha - Malikat Nabatu
= Shuqailat his sister - queen of Nabateans
Bust of Shuqailat II, veiled and draped, r.
Ref. Meshorer Nabatean 136-139
F+, complete legends!

You can read 20 as date. Then it could be 21, 22 or 23
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Jay GT4  [Dec 11, 2017 at 01:47 PM]
Interesting coin.
Canaan  [Dec 11, 2017 at 03:44 PM]
Very nice a descent example