Creator

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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Autonomous

Mint

Tyre

Province or Region

Phoenicia

Date

99/98 BC?

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

13

Weight

2.22g

Obverse Description

Head of Melqart r.

Reverse Description

Palm tree. Date: ΗΚ (Year 124/5=99/98 AD) in left field; Phoenician in right field; monogram upper r. field.

Comments

Tyre gained independene from the lading Seleucid Empire in 126 BC and began issuing its own coins.

Publisher

Pepperdine University Libraries

Digital Collection

The John Wilson Coin Collection - Ancient Coins of the Holy Land

Credit Line

The John Wilson Coin Collection - Ancient Coins of the Holy Land [digital resource], Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives

Document Type

Article

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