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    Lovely Tyre Shekel

    PHOENICIA. Tyre. 126/5 BC-AD 65/6. AR shekel (30mm, 14.20 gm, 12h). Dated CY 47 (80/79 BC). Bust of Melqart right, wearing laurel wreath and lion's skin around neck / ΤYPΟY ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣYΛΟY, eagle standing left on prow, palm frond over right wing; to left, ZM (date) above club; Δ to right, Phoenician beth between legs. HGC 10, 357. Rouvier 2031. DCA 919, suppl. 115. Attractive golden hue. Deeply struck and well centered on an immense flan with minimal surface flaws. NGC Choice XF? 5/5 - 5/5.

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