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    PHOENICIA. Tyre. Ca. 126/5 BC - AD 67/8. AR shekel (29mm, 14.43 gm, 12h). NGC MS 4/5 - 5/5. Dated CY 37 (90/89 BC). Laureate bust of Melqart right, wearing lion's skin about neck /  ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕΡΑΣ - [ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ], eagle standing left on prow of ship, palm branch over shoulder; in left field, date HΛ and club; between legs of eagle, Phoenician letter, monogram to right. HGC 10, 357. BMC p. 242, 128 var. (Phoenician letter). Spectacular obverse strike, lustrous and lightly toned.

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