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Egypt under Achaemenid occupation AR Tetradrachm. Sabakes, satrap of Memphis, circa 335-333 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing round earring with central boss and crested Attic helmet ornamented with three olive leaves above visor and spiral palmette on bowl / Owl standing to right, head facing; olive sprig and crescent behind, crescent over thunderbolt and 'SWIK' in Aramaic script before. Nicolet-Pierre, Essays Thompson, 1 (D1/R1); Price, 'More from Memphis' in Essays to Carson and Jenkins 1989, 157 (same obverse die). 17.09g, 25mm, 9h.

Very Fine. Extremely Rare.

From the inventory of a North American dealer.

Egypt under Achaemenid occupation AR Tetradrachm. (rxvi361)

Price: £1,538.40

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