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Lot 25

Estimate: 4'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 3'600 CHF Price realized: 4'000 CHF
The Carthaginians in Italy, Sicily and North Africa. Tetradrachm, Carthago or Lilybaion circa 410-392, AR 16.13 g. [qrt – h – dst] in Punic characters, forepart of bridled horse r.; above, barley-grain. Rev. mh –mt in Punic characters, palm tree with two clusters of dates. de Luynes 1431 (these dies). Jenkins Punic Sicily II, 3 (this coin listed).
An extremely rare type and the only specimen of this variety in private hands.
Struck on a very broad flan and with a light iridescent tone,
minor porosity, otherwise good very fine
Ex Triton II, 1998, 286; Noble 64, 2000, 2422; Noble 112, 2016, 3739 sales. From the A.D.M. collection.

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