Shekel of Tyre, Phoenicia, AR Tetradrachm, c. 97/96 BC

Ancient Coins - Shekel of Tyre, Phoenicia, AR Tetradrachm, c. 97/96 BC
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O: Laureate head of Melquart (Herakles) facing right

R: TYPOY IEPAS KAI ASYLOY ("Tyre, the Holy and Inviolable"); Eagle standing left with palm; LL (year 30) and club in left field; monogram in right field; Phoenician letter below.
 
Sear Greek #5918v, Hendin #917, (13.93g, 29mm)
 
A lusterous example of this "30 Pieces of Silver" type coin from the early period of high style. Bright from conserving but not unattractively. A good choice for your Biblical reference coin collection.
Price SKU: ARshekel11a
US$ 450.00
  • € 376.56
  • £ 321.70
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  • CAD 552.29

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