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Lot 1741    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Greek Silver & Bronze

Estimate $350
SOLD $380

PHOENICIA, Sidon, king Abdeshmun (c.410-400 B.C.), silver half-shekel, (6.908 grams), obv. war galley travelling to left before battlemented city wall with four towers, two lions back to back in exergue, rev. King of Persia slaying lion standing before him, all in incuse square, (cf.S.5931 [£650], Bet 8 [ANSMN 21], BMC 9 [p.141], Betylon 9 [p.7, cf.Pl.2, 3]). With two major test cuts, otherwise fine and very rare.

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