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Southern Arabia, Mineans (2nd Century BC), AR Tetradrachm, 16.58g., head of Hercules right, reverse, beardless seated figure of Zeus left, holding sceptre and flower, Himyarite legend (=Abyatha) behind throne, Himyarite character (Alif) in field to right of Zeus (BMC pl. L5; S.6128),  well centered, good very fine, extremely rare and interesting
IMPORTANT SOUTHERN ARABIAN IMITATIVE TETRADRACHM OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT
Southern Arabia, Mineans (2nd Century BC), AR Tetradrachm, 16.58g., head of Hercules right, reverse, beardless seated figure of Zeus left, holding sceptre and flower, Himyarite legend (=Abyatha) behind throne, Himyarite character (Alif) in field to right of Zeus (BMC pl. L5; S.6128), well centered, good very fine, extremely rare and interesting

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Southern Arabia, Mineans (2nd Century BC), AR Tetradrachm, 16.58g., head of Hercules right, reverse, beardless seated figure of Zeus left, holding sceptre and flower, Himyarite legend (=Abyatha) behind throne, Himyarite character (Alif) in field to right of Zeus (BMC pl. L5; S.6128), well centered, good very fine, extremely rare and interesting
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Only a few specimens are known of this extremely rare type issued by the Minean tribe of southwestern Saudi Arabia. This specimen is struck from different dies to the British Museum specimen but represent a fortunate survival from a very limited issue.
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