c. 305-275 B.C.
Obverse: Head of Helios facing slightly right:
Reverse: Rose with bud to right; grape bunch to left
Coinage of the Mediterranean island nation of Rhodes. In very good condition.
16mm; 6.64 g
Custom olive wood box, worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority
Rhodes: An island to the south of the western extremity of Asia Minor, between Coos and Patara, about 46 miles long and 18 miles broad.
Here the apostle Paul probably landed on his way from Greece to Syria (Acts 21:1), on returning from his third missionary journey.