Shekel of Tyre.

Ancient Coins - Shekel of Tyre.
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Phoenicia, Tyre.
Denomination:
AR Shekel.
Diameter: 30 mm.
Weight: 13.73 grams.
Obverse: Laureate head of Melqarth right, wearing lion's skin knotted around neck.
Reverse: TYPOY IEPAΣ KAI AΣYΛOY (of Tyre the holy and inviolable); eagle standing left, with right foot on prow of ship, palm-branch over right shoulder; date Θ K (=year 29 = 98/7 B.C.) above club.
Reference: Hendin 1618. BMC 240.
Grade: Good Very Fine.
Note: A few scratches in far right of reverse field.
Price SKU: 16463shekelt
US$ 950.00
  • € 844.44
  • £ 730.19
  • AUD 1,327.38
  • CHF 961.23
  • CAD 1,272.16

Rates for: 04/18/19

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