Caria, Carian Islands, Rhodos (Rhodes), (304-167 B.C.), silver didrachm, (6.73 g), obv. radiate head of Helios three-quarter face to right with hair loose, rev. rose, with bud on right, on left Athena (?) to left with right hand raised holding an aplustre, P O across, above MNASIMACOU, all within dotted border, (S.5048, cf.BMC 145-6 [p.244], cf.SNG Cop.765, cf.SNG Finland 537-9 [similar dies]). Lightly toned, good extremely fine, rare.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously Antiquarius New Zealand, 2015, with tickets.