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    Superb Year 21 Shekel

    PHOENICIA. Tyre. 126/5 BC-AD 67/8. AR shekel (28mm, 14.37 gm, 12h).  Dated CY 21 (106/5 BC). Bust of Melqart right, wearing laurel wreath and lion's skin around neck / ΤΥPΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, eagle standing left on prow, palm frond over right wing; to left, LAK (date) above club; ΔЄ to right, Phoenician A between legs. HGC 10, 357. DCA p. 502. Deeply struck, with considerable luster under beautiful golden-brown toning. NGC Choice AU ★ 5/5 - 5/5.

    Ex-Money Museum, Zurich; CNG 47 (16 September 1998), Lot 606.


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