|CNG 90, Lot: 711. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
126/5 BC-AD 65/6. AR Half Shekel (20mm, 6.78 g, 1h). Dated CY 190 (AD 64/5). Laureate bust of Melkart right, lion skin around neck / Eagle standing left on prow; palm frond in background; to left, P(koppa) (date) above club; to right, KP above CΛ; Phoenician B between legs. Rouvier –; RPC –; DCA 922; cf. HGC 10, 358 (unlisted date). VF, dark find patina, tiny edge chip at 1 o’clock on reverse. Extremely rare date, DCA records only one example, in commerce.