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352, Lot: 172. Estimate $300.
Sold for $450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PHOENICIA, Byblos (Gebal). 'Ozba'al. Circa 400-365 BC. AR Shekel (25mm, 12.55 g, 6h). Three hoplites, holding shields, on galley left above waves, prow ending in lion's head; below, hippocamp left above murex shell, ‘Z (in Phoenician) above dorsal fin / Lion attacking bull left; ‘ZB‘L MLK GBL (Ozbaal, king of Gebal in Phoenician) above. E&E-B Series IV.2.1.c, 551 (O15/R18); HGC 10, 133 corr. (letters on obv. not noted). VF, toned, corrosion on the obverse.