TYRE SILVER SHEKEL – RARE YEAR 80 (47/6 BC) EMISSION – CHOICE VF NGC GRADED GREEK PHOENICIA COIN (Inv. 13265)
Silver Shekel, 13.94 g., 29 mm, minted in Year 80 (47/6 BC).
Obv. Laureate head of Melkart right, within dotted border.
Rev. Eagle on prow to left, Π (date) and club to left, ΔOΙ monogram to right, Phoenician letter B between legs.
DCA Tyre Supplement Release 2, 256.
NGC graded CHOICE VF, Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5, steel gray cabinet patina with pleasant iridescent highlights throughout, a rare year with only 2 specimens of year 80 appearing in market records.