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Greek: Phoenicia-Marathos

Phoenicia-Marathos, AE22, Year 98 (162/161 BC)
(No legend)
Veiled female head right
Marathos standing left, branch upward in right hand, left arm leaning on column, Phoenician date in left field, other Phoenician letters in left and right fields
20mm x 22mm, 8.79g
Sear GCV, Vol II, 6037; BMC Phoenicia pg. 120, 7

Note from Sear: The portrait on the obverse appears to be regal and may represent Berenike II, wife of Ptolemy III.