TYRE SILVER SHEKEL – RARE LATE DATE FROM YEAR 179 (AD 53/54) – VF NGC GRADED GREEK PHOENICIA COIN (Inv. 12604)
Silver Shekel, 14.17 g., 22 mm, minted in Year 179 (AD 53/54).
Rev. Eagle on prow to left, POΘ (date) above club in left field, KP over monogram in right field, A between eagle’s legs.
DCA Tyre Supplement Release 2, no. 668 (same dies)
NGC graded VF, Strike 4/5, Surface 3/5. An extremely rare year for Tyre shekels, there is only one other piece in current market records in addition to the piece that Cohen illustrates in DCA Tyre; all specimens are from the same pair of dies.