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Triton XXII, Lot: 354. Estimate $500.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PHOENICIA, Tyre. 126/5 BC-AD 65/6. AR Shekel (23.5mm, 14.44 g, 1h). Dated CY 136 (AD 10/11). Head of Melkart right, wearing laurel wreath, [lion skin around neck] / Eagle standing left on prow; palm frond in background; to left, PΛς (date) above club; to right, KP above monogram; Phoenician B between legs; T¨POV IE[PAΣ KAI] AΣVΛOV around. DCA-Tyre 488; Rouvier –; RPC I Supp. 4654A; HGC 10, 357; DCA 920; BMC –. In NGC encapsulation, 4282169-014, graded Ch AU, Strike: 4/5, Surface: 4/5. Struck during the lifetime of Christ. Rare date.