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    Popular Millennium Shekel of Tyre

    PHOENICIA. Tyre. Ca. 126/5 BC-AD 65. AR shekel (26mm, 14.03 gm, 1h). NGC AU 4/5 - 4/5. Millennium issue, dated Civic Year 126 (1 BC/AD 1). Laureate bust of Melkart right / ΤΥPΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, eagle standing left on prow, with palm frond over shoulder; PKΣ (date) above club to left; KP above M to right, Phoenician bet between legs. RPC I 4650; BMC -; HGC 10, 357; DCA Tyre 454, DCA 920. A popular type dated the year of the turn of the Millennium and the year of division between ante Christum natum and anno Domini nostri.

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    September, 2018
    6th-11th Thursday-Tuesday
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