TYRE SILVER SHEKEL – SPLENDID SPECIMEN OF YEAR 4 (123/2 BC) WITH 1978 PROVENANCE – CHOICE XF NGC GRADED GREEK PHOENICIA COIN (Inv. 12562)
Silver Shekel, 14.14 g., 31 mm, minted in Year 4 (123/2 BC)
Obv. Laureate head of Melkart right, within dotted border.
Rev. Eagle on prow to left, L (date) above club in left field, MY monogram and Phoenician letter B between legs.
DCA Tyre Supplement Release 2, no. 8.
Ex Galerie des Monnaies of Geneva LTD, June 9, 1978, lot 1486.
NGC graded CHOICE XF, Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5, boldly struck on an extraordinarily broad planchet, with excellent metal and outstanding eye appeal.