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Ex Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza & Kaplan and Millennia Collections

Triton XXII, Lot: 346. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $10000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PHOENICIA, Tyre. Uncertain king. Circa 440-425 BC. AR Shekel (22.5mm, 12.74 g, 12h). Dolphin right; ŠLŠN (in Phoenician) above, waves and murex shell below / Owl standing right, head facing; crook and flail over shoulder; all in outline incuse within incuse square. E&E-T Group I.2.1, 45–6 var. (O5/R– [unlisted rev. die]); Rouvier 1775 = BMC 1; HGC 10, 314; AUB 1; Bement 1740; Kraay & Hirmer 681; Jameson 1775 = Rosen 756. EF, toned, traces of find patina, slight roughness.


Ex Baron Lorne Thyssen-Bornemisza & Dr. Thomas S. Kaplan Joint Collection (Numismatica Genevensis SA IX, 14 December 2015), lot 71; Millennia Collection (Goldberg 46, 26 May 2008), lot 52.