Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 92 - Part I   |   23 - 24 May 2016 Sort by Lot-NumberSort by Estimate
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Session 1, Lot 140

Estimate: 4'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 3'600 CHF Price realized: 22'000 CHF
The Carthaginians in Sicily and North Africa
Tetradrachm, Carthago or Lilybaion circa 410-392, AR 17.23 g. qrt – h – dst in Punic characters Forepart of bridled horse l. crowned by Victory flying l.; below, two thymiateria; in l. field, barley-grain. Rev. mh –mt in Punic characters Palm tree with two clusters of dates. McClean 3033 (these dies). Jenkins 36.
Extremely rare and in unusually fine condition for the issue. Lovely
iridescent tone and about extremely fine
From the collection of a Swiss lawyer purchased in the 1980s and the early 1990s.

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