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Triton XXII, Lot: 370. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PHOENICIA, Tyre. 126/5 BC-AD 65/6. AR Shekel (22.5mm, 14.22 g, 1h). Dated CY 172 (AD 46/7). Head of Melkart right, wearing laurel wreath, [lion skin around neck] / Eagle standing left on prow; palm frond in background; to left, POB (date) above club; to right, KP above monogram; Phoenician A [?] between legs; [TYPOY IEPAΣ] KAI [AΣYΛOY] around. DCA-Tyre 641 (same obv. die); Rouvier –; RPC I 4672; HGC 10, 357; DCA 920; cf. BMC 208. In NGC encapsulation, 4282171-015, graded Ch AU, Strike: 4/5, Surface: 4/5.