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590561
Sale: Triton V, Lot: 561. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $725. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PHOENICIA, Sidon . Year 34 (78-77 BC). Æ 21mm (8.21 gm). Jugate busts of Tyche, veiled and turreted, and Zeus right / SIDWNOS QEAS, Phoenician galley sailing left; date L DL above, Phoenician inscription "of the Sidonians" below. SNG Copenhagen 221; BMC Phoenicia pg. 164, 137; Laffaille, "Choix de Monnaies Grecques en Bronze," 181 = Laffaille 588 (this coin). EF, brown and green patina with traces of red, exceptional style. ($500)

Ex Maurice Laffaille Collection (Münzen und Medaillen Auktion 76, 19-20 September 1991), lot 588.