Ancient Coinage of Samaria (Palestine)

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Baldwin 34-601Samaria. Late 4th century BC. AR Obol. Sidonian war galley left / King standing right, slaying lion standing upright left, head of Bes between them, TextImage
BMC 12Samaria. AR Obol. Helmeted head of Athena, right / Owl standing right, Aramaic legend (resembling SAR) to left, AQE to right. BMC 12. TextImage
CS 94th c. BC. AR Half-Obol. 0.35 gr. Female head (Arethusa) right / Bearded male head right in crested Athenian helmet.TextImage
CS 122Samaria. 4th c. B.C.E. AR Hemiobol. Figure seated on ground with hands outstretched / Monstrous facing head in dotted border. TextImage
Hendin 443vSamaria AR Obol. 370-358 BC. Galley left with oars, inscription above / Persian king standing right fighting lion standing on hind legs opposite, letters between. TextImage
Hendin 449Samaria, Persian Period. 4th c. BC. AR Obol. 0.50 gr. Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl standing right, head facing; OE (for AQE) to right. CS 94. TextImage
Meshorer 6Samaria AR Obol. ca 375-333 BC. Persian king seated right, holding flower to nose and scepter, thymiaterion before; BT (Bagabatas) above / Persian king slaying bull, pellet in center. TextImage
Meshorer 11Samaria AR obol. Winged bull right / Scorpion man right. TextImage
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Meshorer 27vJudaea, Samaria AR Obol. Circa 4th Century BC. Horse advancing right; Aramaic DY above; all within dotted square border / Winged sphinx right with head of Persian king; Aramaic Y before and D behind. TextImage
Meshorer 31Samaria AR Obol. ca 375-333 BCE. Facing head of horned mythical beast within guilloche border / D, winged mythical beast reclining right within guilloche border; all in incuse square. TextImage
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Meshorer 40Samaria, AR obol, (0.50g) "Yahwehna" c. 350 BC, Persian king seated on throne to right, smelling flower / "UHW'NH" Horseman right. Meshorer and Quedar 40. TextImage
Meshorer 44SAMARIA. Jeroboam. Circa 375-333 BCE. AR Obol. (0.58 gm). Female head right / "YRB'M", two standing male figures, the left a youth holding branch, the right older, bearded and draped, holding uncertain object (pomegranate?). Meshorer and Qedar 44.TextImage
Meshorer 46Samaria. Jeroboam. Circa 375-333 BCE. AR Hemiobol (0.30 gm). Gorgoneion / "YRB'", bearded male kneeling right, offering uncertain object (crown?); all in incuse punch. Meshorer and Qedar 46.01 (this coin). TextImage
Meshorer 50Samaria AR Obol. ca 375-333 BCE. Two warriors standing face to face, holding shields and spears, all in dotted square / Two figures (Persian kings?), standing facing, holding scepters, the one on the left in relief, the right incuse. TextImage
Meshorer 53Samaria AR Obol. 4th century BC. Facing head of Bes, flanked by Samaritan letters / two lions standing to front, sea waves below. TextImage
Meshorer 61Samaria, AR 1/4 sheqel or Drachm, mid-4th century BC, AR 3.42 g. Winged griffin with long curved horn sitting right; SL (Shelemiyah?) to left and right of wing; flower (?) in left field, all within square border / Stag crouching right, head with long horns turned left; between horns, head of Bes facing; SL in upper left field, all within square border. Meshorer 61.TextImage
Meshorer 75Samaria AR Obol. ca 375-333 BCE. Head of bearded satrap right, in kyrbasia / ShMRUN, forepart of horse right. TextImage
Meshorer 80Samaria AR Obol. ca 375-333 BCE. Facing female head (Arethusa?) / ShMRYN, helmeted and bearded head of male left. TextImage
Meshorer 87Samaria AR Obol. ca 375-333 BCE. Helmeted head of Athena right / ShN, facing owl with wings displayed; all in incuse square. TextImage
Meshorer 88Samaria. Ca 375-333 BCE. AR Hemiobol 6mm, 0.26g. Helmeted head of Athena right / "ShN", owl standing facing, wings outspread, all in incuse square. Meshorer and Qedar 88. TextImage
Meshorer 94Samaria, ca. 375-333 BC. AR Hemiobol. 7mm. Female head right, wearing sphendone / Bearded male head left. Meshorer and Qedar 94.TextImage
Meshorer 106Samaria AR Hemiobol. ca 375-333 BCE. Mare standing right, suckling foal / Persian king slaying lion; Aramaic S (Samaria) between; all in incuse punch. TextImage
Meshorer 111Samaria AR Hemiobol. ca 375-333 BCE. Crude male head left, possibly helmeted / OE and D, horned goat left, reaching to the top of a palm tree; olive sprig to left; all in incuse square. TextImage
Meshorer 117Samaria. Circa 375-333 BC. AR Hemiobol 8mm, 0.32 g. Draped male figure standing left, holding sceptre / Facing female head. Meshorer 117. TextImage
Meshorer 118Samaria AR Obol. ca 375-333 BCE. Ba'al standing left, holding eagle and scepter / Crude helmeted head of Athena right; all in incuse punch. TextImage
Meshorer 121Samaria, 4th century BC, AR Hemiobol. Naked youth (temple boy?) seated facing, soles of feet parallel, hand on groin, holding bird by neck with his left. / Forepart of winged bull right. TextImage
Meshorer 134Samaria AR Obol. ca 375-333 BCE. The god Ana standing right, facing a satrap standing left; thymiaterion between them; all within dotted square / Winged griffin right, bringing down a stag. TextImage
Meshorer 136Samaria AR Tetartemorion. ca 375-333 BCE. Bull leaping right / Lion seated facing. TextImage
Meshorer 144Samaria AR Obol. ca 375-333 BCE. Goat kneeling right, head reverted / Janiform head, the head on the left a youthful male with ram's-head headdress, the right an older bearded male with lion's-head(?) headdress. TextImage
Meshorer 156cfSamaria AR Tetartemorion. ca 375-333 BCE. Head of mythical horned lion right / Lion crouching left, gnawing on limb of animal. TextImage
Meshorer 157Samaria AR Obol. ca 375-333 BCE. Head of mythical horned bird right in dotted square / Facing head of the Egyptian god Bes, with feather headdress and wings, Persian winged solar disk (Ahura-Mazda) above, four pellets in fields; all in dotted incuse square. TextImage
Meshorer 168Samaria AR Hemiobol. ca 375-333 BCE. Facing lion's head / Facing female head with large annular earrings; all in dotted incuse circle. TextImage
Meshorer 172Samaria AR Hemiobol. ca 375-333 BCE. Facing lion's head / Lion's head right in incuse punch. TextImage
Meshorer 175Samaria AR Hemiobol. ca 375-333 BCE. Draped facing bust / Forepart of bridled horse right in incuse punch. TextImage
Meshorer 210cfSamaria AR Tetartemorion. ca 375-333 BCE. Bearded janiform heads / Facing head of lion in dotted incuse square. TextImage
Meshorer IC6SAMARIA(?). Circa 375-332 BC. AR Obol. The walls of Sidon with three towers / Two dolphins swimming. TextImage
CNG 69,629Samaria AR Obol. ca 375-333 BCE. Helmeted and bearded male head left / Gorgoneion; two sprigs in upper corners, two letters [-]R at bottom; all in incuse square. Meshorer and Qedar -. TextImage
CNG 69,636Samaria AR Obol. ca 375-333 BCE. Diademed head of Zeus Karneios right, with ram's horn at forehead / Pegasos flying right; uncertain letter below. Meshorer and Qedar -. TextImage
CNG 69, 637Samaria AR Hemiobol. ca 375-333 BCE. Dolphin leaping left / Ram's head left in dotted incuse punch. Meshorer and Qedar -. TextImage
CNG 69, 638Samaria AR Tetartemorion. ca 375-333 BCE. Dolphin leaping right / Lion's head facing in dotted incuse punch. Meshorer and Qedar -. TextImage
CNG 69,639Samaria AR Hemiobol. After 333 BCE. Imitating Alexander the Great. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress / Bow in bowcase and club; wreath below. Meshorer and Qedar -. TextImage
SC 214cfSamaria, 4th cen. BC, silver obol of 8.3 mm, 0.46 grams. Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl. TextImage
SNG ANS 15Samaria. AR Obol. 0.515 g. Head of Athena right / AΘE, Owl standing right, head facing; Mem (Marnas, chief god of Gaza). TextImage
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Sofaer 243Samaria-Palestine, AE 8mm. Hemiobol. Male head right with long, square-cut beard / Female head right, wearing sphendone. Sofaer 243.TextImage
Entry for Samaria on the Digital Historia Numorum
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