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Roma Numismatics Ltd > Auction XXAuction date: 29 October 2020
Lot number: 276

Lot description:

Phoenicia, Tyre AR Shekel. Dated CY 170 = AD 44/5. Laureate bust of Melkart right / ΤΥPΟ[Υ ΙΕΡΑ]Σ ΚΑΙ ΑΣΥΛΟΥ, eagle standing to left on prow, palm behind; PO (date) above club to left; KP above monogram to right, letter Bet between eagle's legs. RPC 4670; DCA 920; DCA-Tyre 402. 14.31g, 26mm, 12h.

Near Extremely Fine; attractive golden iridescence around devices. Very Rare; engraved in beautiful style and preserved in excellent condition.

Acquired from Dr. Busso Peus Nachfolger;
Ex Ron Cathey Collection;
Privately purchased from Harlan J. Berk Ltd.

Estimate: 3000 GBP