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    PHOENICIA. Tyre. 126/5 BC-AD 65/6. AR shekel (28mm, 14.27 gm, 12h).   Dated CY 48 (79/8 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, HM (date) above club; AΣ to right, Phoenician A between legs. HGC 10, 357. DCA p. 503. BMC  Phoenicia 140. Deeply struck and beautifully toned. Good Extremely Fine.

    From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Stack's (New York, 9 December 1991), lot 179. 


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