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Nabatean Kingdom, Aretas IV, Meshorer 57 var.
Aretas IV Philopatris, 9 BC - AD 40
Nabatean: Harithath
AE 14, 2.33g, 14.31mm, 180į
Petra, 6/5 BC
obv. Laureate head of Aretas IV, long hair, r., before ח
rev. 2 crossed filleted cornucopias, in between x (year 4)
in l. and r. field ח (for Harithath?) - o
ref. Meshorer Nabatea 57 var. (has in field o - ח)
F/VF, sand patina

o possibly stands for the mint of Petra (nabatšisch Reqem = stain, spot)
ח can stand for the family of the mintmasters (Meshorer)
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Canaan  [Nov 15, 2018 at 06:22 PM]
what a great example and rarity!!!