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Ancient Coin - Possible Tyre Shekel - Ancient Greece

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Item #: 1905

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Ancient coin in coin holder that says, "Ancient Roman Coin"
Upon examination this actually looks to be a Tyre shekel with a bust of Melkart (Melqart) right (obverse) and eagle standing left on prow - date before (TM) with club below
Weighed at 12.8 grams with the added weight of holder/staples
About 28mm diameter

Very well preserved coin of this era

This coin/holder is from a large collection that is being liquidated, use the pictures to examine the coin for yourself and do not rely solely on the collector's notes on the holder/enclosure.

*Lot from Estate 90 - Liquidation

Notes: See pictures for more details