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    PHOENICIA. Tyre. Ca. 126/5 BC-AD 65/6. AR shekel (29mm, 14.30 gm, 1h). Dated CY 48 (79/8 BC). Laureate head of Melqart right, lion skin knotted around neck / ΤΥΡΟΥ ΙΕ[ΡΑΣ] ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, Eagle standing left on galley prow, club before and date HM in left field; bet between legs, monogram to right. HGC 10, 358. DCA Tyre supplement 2.47, 118. DCA 921. BMC Phoenicia140. Somewhat lightly struck (on obverse) on an immense flan, with a particularly sharp reverse. NGC AU 4/5 - 5/5.

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