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Triton XXII, Lot: 344. Estimate $500.
Sold for $700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PHOENICIA, Sidon. 107/6 BC-AD 43/4. AR Shekel – Tetradrachm (29.5mm, 13.63 g, 12h). Dated CY 72 (40/39 BC). Veiled, draped, and turreted bust of Tyche right, wearing single-pendant earring and pearl necklace / Eagle standing left on ram of galley left; palm frond in background; L BO (date) across upper field, monograms flanking below; ΣIΔΩNIΩN THΣ IEPAΣ KAI AΣYΛOY around. Levy p. 330 (this coin referenced); Rouvier 1318; RPC I 4551; HGC 10, 277; BMC 106; Prieur 1340 (this coin). EF, deeply toned, flan flaw on obverse.

From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex CGF Monnaies I (28 December 1996), lot 25.