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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Thrace & Moesia| > |Philippopolis| > GA73032
Persian Empire, Tyre, Phoenicia, Uncertain King, c. 440 - 410 B.C.
The coinage of Tyre circulated throughout the holy land. The unusual combination of relief and incuse was used only briefly in Tyre and other Phoenician cities.
GA73032. Silver 1/16th shekel, Elayi-Elayi Tyre 223 - 238; Rouvier 1777; BMC Phoenicia p. 227, 3; SNG Cop 294; HGC 10 326; Betlyon -, VF, Tyre mint, weight 0.706g, maximum diameter 8.5mm, die axis 180o, c. 440 - 410 B.C.; obverse dolphin right above zigzag wave, murex shell below; reverse horned owl standing right, head facing, crook and flail under far wing (Egyptian symbols of royalty), all within an incuse form fitting the type; ex Numismatica Ars Classica auction 72 (May 2013), lot 939 ($248 plus fees); rare; SOLD










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