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Lot 3122

Phoenicia. Sidon, late 5th-early 4th century BC. AR Half Shekel or Didrachm (6.29g). Galley left in front of fortress with four towers; in exergue, two lions bounding outwards. Reverse: Persian king standing right, preparing to slay lion, all in shallow incuse square. SNG Cop 192. The reverse quite porous; a rare and important type. Very Fine / Fine.

This issue provides the models for many Persian Period Jewish coins.
Estimated Value $400 - 500.

Realized $460

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