Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 110   |   24 September 2018 Sort by Lot-NumberSort by Estimate
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Lot 30

Estimate: 6'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 4'800 CHF Price realized: 22'000 CHF
The Carthaginians in Italy, Sicily and North Africa. Tetradrachm, Panormus as Zyz circa 350-320, AR 17.55 g. Fast quadriga driven r. by charioteer holding kentron and reins; above, Nike flying l. to crown him. In exergue, hippocampus r. and zyz in Punic characters. Rev. Head of Tanit (Kore-Persephone) l., wearing earring, dotted necklace and sphendone; around, three dolphins. SNG Lloyd 1583 (this obverse die). SNG ANS 538 (this obverse die). Jenkins Punic Sicily I, 28.
Rare. Of lovely style and struck on fresh metal. Wonderful iridescent tone,
reverse slightly off-centre, otherwise good extremely fine
Ex Triton sale VII, 2004, 74.

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