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    Phoenicia, Tyre. 126/5 B.C.-A.D. 65/6. AR shekel (26 mm, 14.24 g). Year 21? (= 106/5 B.C.). Laureate bust of Melqart right, wearing lion's skin about neck / Eagle, palm over shoulder, standing left on prow; date and club before, Phoenician letter aleph below, monogram behind. Cf. BMC Phoenicia p. 239, 98; cf. J. Rouvier, "Numismatique des villes de la Phénicie: Tyr," JIAN 7 (1904), p. 301, 1998. Darkly toned VF.

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