Islands off Karia, Rhodos.


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Rhodes, Phainilas, magistrate. Circa 40 BC-25 AD. AR drachm, 4.2 gr.,

Obv: radiate head of Helios facing slightly to the right.

Rev: ΦΑINIΛAΣ around open rose; below: akrostolion.

Ref: cf. Ashton & Weiss, “The Post-Plinthophoric Silver Drachms of Rhodes,” Num.Chron. 1997, 312.

Lightly toned. Nearly extremely fine.