TYRE SILVER SHEKEL – YEAR 113 (14/13 BC) ISSUE THAT CIRCULATED IN CHRIST’S LIFETIME – VF NGC GRADED GREEK PHOENICIA BIBLICAL COIN (Inv. 16461)
Silver Shekel, 14.13 g, 26 mm, minted in Year 113 (14/13 BC)
Obv. Laureate head of Melkart right, within dotted border.
Rev. Eagle on prow to left, PIΓ (date) above club in left field, KP over ΠA monogram in right field, bet between eagle’s legs.
DCA Tyre Supplement Release 2, no. 417 (same obverse die)
NGC graded VF, Strike 4/5, Surface 3/5, struck about a decade before Christ was born, this coin would have certainly circulated during His lifetime.