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Triton XXII, Lot: 345. Estimate $500.
Sold for $3750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PHOENICIA, Sidon. 107/6 BC-AD 43/4. AR Half Shekel – Didrachm (22mm, 6.55 g, 12h). Dated CY 144 (AD 43/4). 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 ΔNP (date) across upper field, B EΞ across central field; ΣIΔΩ[NIΩN THΣ IEP]-AΣ KAI AΣYΛOY around. Levy p. 332 (this coin referenced); Rouvier 1328; RPC I 4561; HGC 10, 278; BMC 116–7; Prieur 1352 (this coin). Good VF, toned, minor porosity, slightly off center.


From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Spink 71 (11 October 1989), lot 108.