Phoenicia, Tyre 76-75 B.C

AE 22.65mm (Thickness 2.89mm), weight 7.53g, die axis = 11h (330 degrees).

Obverse: Turreted head of Tyche right, with veil and earring, palm branch behind.

Reverse: Galley left with prow terminating in volute and aphlaston at stern, AN date above with Tyre monogram far right, A V & IEPAΣ  above, Phoenician letters beth (B), sadhe (TS) & lamedh (L) below, Tyrian second era date 51.


Ref: HGC10: p.98 361 / Rouvier 1903 No.2165-2174 / BMC Phoenicia p.255 No.253 pl.XXXI 5.

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