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    Terrific Tyrian Shekel

    PHOENICIA. Tyre. 126/5 BC-AD 67/8. AR shekel (29mm, 14.29 gm, 1h). NGC AU ★ 5/5 - 5/5, Fine Style. Dated CY 20 (107/6 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, LK (date) above club; monogram to right, Phoenician A between legs. HGC 10, 357. DCA p. 502. BMC Phoenicia 91. A lovely specimen of this important regional coinage.

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