TYRE SILVER HALF SHEKEL – RARE TYRE SESQUICENTENNIAL AD 24/5 ISSUE FROM THE LIFETIME OF CHRIST – XF NGC GRADED GREEK PHOENICIA BIBLICAL COIN (Inv. 14497)
Silver Half Shekel, 6.82 g., 21 mm, minted in Sesquicentennial Year 150 (AD 24/55), struck during the LIFETIME OF CHRIST.
Obv. Laureate head of Melkart right, within dotted border.
Rev. Eagle on prow to left, PN (date) and club to left, KP and monogram to right, uncertain Phoenician letter between legs.
DCA Tyre Supplement Release 2, 868.
NGC graded XF, Strike 4/5, Surface 2/5, some surface roughness, an extremely rare date for a half shekel, with only 2 specimens catalogued by Cohen and 1 specimen listed on Coin Archives.