Phoenicia, Tyre 82-81 B.C

AE 22.94mm (Thickness 2.46mm), weight 6.68g, die axis = 12h (0 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, LEM date above with Tyre monogram far right, A V & IEPAΣ below, Phoenician letters beth (B), sadhe (TS) & lamedh (L) below, Tyrian second era date 41.

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Ref: HGC10: p.98 361; Rouvier 1903 No.2165-2174; BMC Phoenicia p.255 No.252-254.

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