Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Philistian coin
Drachm (silver)
Mint: Philistia, second half of the 5th century BCE
Diam: 14 mm; Weight: 2.72 gr
Extended loan from Jeannette and Jonathan Rosen, New York
 
 
Obverse: Male head facing right
Reverse: Lion standing facing left, head reverted, or the head of a bearded helmeted man facing right (when rotated 90° counterclockwise)


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir