PHOENICIA, Tyre, (c.2nd century B.C. - 1st century A.D.), silver shekel or tetrarachm, (14.20 grams), Tyre mint, issued 96-95 B.C., obv. laureate head of Melqarth beardless to right, rev. eagle to left with closed wings, acrrying palm, standing on prow of ship, club to left, to left **AL ( = 31 [= 96-5 B.C.], to monogram, Phoenician letter between legs, around TYPOU IEPAS KAI ASULOU, (S.5918, BMC 118-9, H.305). Large flan and slightly off centred on reverse, brilliant and as struck, uncirculated.
Ex. Numismatic Lanz Sale, No.54, November 1990, (lot 307).
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PHOENICIA, Tyre, (c.2nd century B.C. - 1st century A.D.), silver shekel or tetrarachm, (14.20 grams), ...