CARIA. Islands off Caria. Rhodes. AR Didrachm (6.81 gms), ca. 229-205 B.C. NGC AU, Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5. SNG Keckman-551. Tharsytas, magistrate. Obverse: Radiate head of Helios facing slightly right; Reverse: Rose with bud to right; to left, eagle standing right on wreath; ΘAPΣYTAΣ above. A charming strike on a lustrous flan, this piece exhibits just a hint of light handling on the high points.