1/2 shekel of Tyre with dolphin
about 450–400 B.C.
Mint: Phoenicia, Tyre
Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 3.35 gm. Die Axis: 5
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Dolphin over waves to right.
Phoenician inscription above.
Reverse: Horned owl to right, with crook and flail, all within incuse square.
By 1966: with Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen AG, June 1, 1966
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour