Lilybaion (as ‘Cape of Melkart’). Circa 330-305 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 17.13 g, 1 h). Charioteer, holding goad in his right hand and reins in his left, driving galloping quadriga to left; above, Nike flying right to crown the charioteer. Rev. RŠMLQRT in Punic. Head of Tanit to left, wearing wreath of grain leaves, triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, three dolphins. Jenkins, Punic 55 (O19/R42). A superb example, beautifully toned and struck. Struck on a very tight flan. Extremely fine.
From the Trausnitz Collection, ex Münzen & Medaillen (DE) 2, 27 March 1998, 21.
|Price realized||3'200 CHF|
|Starting price||2'800 CHF|