Carian Islands, Rhodes Silver Drachm 175-170 BC EF

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It is believed the issue was a military issue to pay for Cretan mercenaries, used in Thessaly and other parts of Central Greece.

Obverse:  Head of Helios three-quarter face to right with hair loose

Reverse:  Rose, with bud on left, above STRATWN grapes to right

Grade: Extremely Fine
Weight: 2.694 grams

(cf.S.5092, SNG Finland 793-5, Ashton Num. Chron. 1988 p.23, No.45 [Plate V same dies], HGC 6, 1453)