Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 110   |   24 September 2018 Sort by Lot-NumberSort by Estimate
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Lot 37

Estimate: 3'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 2'400 CHF Price realized: 6'000 CHF
The Carthaginians in Italy, Sicily and North Africa. Tetradrachm, Ršmlqrt mint (Lilybaion ?) circa 325-300, AR 16.88 g. Fast quadriga r.; above flying Nike l., holding wreath. In exergue, Ršmlqrt in Punic characters. Rev. Head of Tanit (Kore-Persephone) l., wearing barley-wreath, bar and triple pendant earring and dotted necklace; around five dolphins. SNG Lloyd 1602 (this obverse die). Jenkins Punic Sicily I, 65 and pl. 20, 65 (this coin illustrated).
Struck on a very broad flan and with a lovely old cabinet tone,
good very fine / about extremely fine
Ex Hess-Leu 31, 1966, 171 and Schulman 248, 1968, well-known collector, 67 sales.

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