Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 110   |   24 September 2018 Sort by Lot-NumberSort by Estimate
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Lot 34

Estimate: 15'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 12'000 CHF Price realized: 30'000 CHF
The Carthaginians in Italy, Sicily and North Africa. Tetradrachm, uncertain mint in Sicily ”people of the camp” circa 330-320, AR 16.81 g. Head of Tanit (Kore- Persephone) l., wearing barley wreath, earring and pearl necklace. Rev. Horse prancing r. in front of palm tree with two clusters of dates. McClean 3037 (these dies). Boston 488 (this obverse die). Gulbenkian 363 (this obverse die). Jenkins Punic Sicily III, 122.
Rare and in exceptional condition for the issue. A wonderful portrait of fine style struck in
high relief on excellent metal. Lovely old cabinet tone and extremely fine
Ex Goldberg 80, 2014, 3254 and NAC 88, 2015, 377 sales.

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