Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 96   |   6 October 2016
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Lot 1036





Estimate: 12'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 10'000 CHF Price realized: 13'000 CHF
Greek Coins
The Carthaginians in Sicily. Tetradrachm, ”mint of the Camp” circa 320-300 BC,
AR 16.92 g.

Description Head of Tanit-Persephone l., wearing barley wreath, bar and triple pendant earring and dotted necklace; below chin, cockle shell and around, four dolphins. Rev. Horse’s head l.; behind, palm tree with date clusters. Below neck truncation, ‘mmhnt’ in Punic characters. References
SNG Fitzwilliam 1488 (these dies)
SNG Copenhagen 85 (these dies)

Jenkins SNR 56, 1977, 163 Condition
A portrait of the finest style struck on exceptionally fresh metal and with a wonderful old cabinet tone. Extremely fine Provenance
Privately purchased from Ratto in 1945
Gorny & Mosch sale 228, 2015, 44



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