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Bronze tetradrachm coin

Place Discovered




TH: 0.31 cm , D: 1.62 cm

Date Discovered

Bronze tetradrachm coin from Mleiha
Obverse: head of Heracles wearing the pelt of a lion, on the right. The nose is slightly arcuated and the lips are made of two traits. The eye is almond-shaped. on his cheek, a centering point. The pelt is realized through a succession of scales and the lion’s throat surrounds the ear like a hollow horn.
reverse: Zeus, half draped and crossed legs, is sitting on the left on a straight-backed throne. He shows a flattened trunk. With his left arm, he is holding a long vertical sceptre and on his right stretched one, a small horse going rightward. To the right, Aramaic letters indicating the name Abi’el. Under Shamash’ right arm, the “trident” pointing rightward. On the left, a palm tree.,
Sharjah, UAE. In storage at the Sharjah Archaeology Authority.

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