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Hyrcanus I with palm branch and lily (GBC 458 - TJC Group C)
105 specimens listed
THE 3 BEST SPECIMENS
1. H-458 Obverse dies
Die O2: Very long leaves
Die O20: Above the branch, Nun is connected to a leave
Die O21: Variety: Retrograde palm branch Type I
Die O22: Variety: Retrograde palm branch Type II
Die O23: Variety: The top of the palm branch is bendind upward
Dies O24 to O47 (?)
Each following specimen presents a different die on obverse. They are shown grouped in the same paragraph to compare them easier.
THE OBVERSE DIES OF THE FOLLOWING SPECIMENS ARE PRESENTLY IMPOSSIBLE TO CLASSIFY:
2. H-458 Reverse dies
Die R1 Large lily I, with monogram very close to the stem
Die R2 Large lily II, apparently no monogram.
Die R3 Large lily III, monogram.
Die R4 Large lily IV, monogram.
Die R5 Large lily V
Die R6 Large lily VI, with monogram. Very large petal at left.
Die R7 Large lily VII, with monogram.
Die R8 Large lily VIII, with monogram.
Die R9 Medium lily I, and monogram. There is a small dot between the two dots at top.
Die R10 Medium lily II, apparently no monogram
Die R11 Medium lily III, and monogram
Die R12 Medium lily IV, apparently no monogram, the leaves are not differenciated
Die R13 Medium lily V, apparently no monogram, the circle of dots is very irregular
Die R14 Medium lily VI, with monogram. Group of very big dots at 7:00-8:00
Die R15 Medium lily VII, with monogram. It seems to be a barbarous die.
Die R16 Medium lily VIII. Probably the same kind of barbarous die as R13
Die R17 Small lily, faint monogram (?)
Die R18 Small lily, faint or no monogram (?)
Very small lily
Die R19 Very small lily with monogram. Thin dots. The left leaf touches the border of dots. Outer leaves angle = 95 degrees
THE REVERSE DIES OF THE FOLLOWING SPECIMENS ARE PRESENTLY IMPOSSIBLE TO CLASSIFY:
The following specimens are not yet classified: