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Sicily, Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. ‘Cape of Melkart’ mint, circa 360-330 BC. Charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving galloping quadriga right, Nike flying above left to crown charioteer; Punic legend [RSMLQRT] in exergue / Head of Arethusa right, wearing wreath of grain-ears, triple-pendant earring and necklace; three dolphins around. Jenkins, Coins of Punic Sicily, 37 (O14/R28); Jameson 597 (same dies); de Luynes 920 (same dies). 17.56g, 25mm, 1h.

Very Fine; attractive old cabinet tone. Rare.

Ex Hess-Divo 332, 31 May 2017, lot 20;
Ex private Swiss collection.

Sicily, Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. (rxv47)

Price: £4,102.40

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