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    PHOENICIA. Byblus. Ozbaal or Azbaal (ca. 400-340 BC). AR shekel (25mm, 13.19 gm, 3h). NGC Choice AU 4/5 - 4/5. War galley proceeding left with prow terminating in lion's head, containing three hoplites with crested helmets and round shields, on zigzag line of waves; below, Phoenician inscription OZ above back of hippocamp left, murex shell below / Phoenician inscription 'ZBL' MLK GBL, lion left attacking bull. SNG Copenhagen 132. HGC 10, 133. Struck in good metal from fresh dies.

    From the Northern California Collection. Acquired from Palladium Numismatics, 1995.


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