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Philistian coin

Philistian coin

Philistian coin

Drachm (silver)

Mint: Philistia, second half of the 5th century BCE

Diam: 14 mm; Weight: 2.72 gr

Gift of Jeannette and Jonathan Rosen, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum

Accession number:

2010.2/4

Archaeology/Numismatics

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)

From the Israel Museum publications:

3x50@50: IMJ Collection Highlights, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2015