SICILY, Entella. Punic issues.
|Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 67. Estimate $10000.
Closing Date: Monday, 5 January 2009.
Sold For $8000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 345/38-320/15 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.97 g, 11h). Head of Arethusa left, wearing grain-ear wreath, triple-pendant earring, and necklace; four dolphins around / Horse prancing left; palm tree in background. Jenkins, Punic
135 (O46/R121); Boston MFA 489 (same dies); SNG Fitzwilliam 1477 = Weber 1773 (same obv. die); SNG Lockett 1036 = Locker-Lampson 115 (same obv. die); Gulbenkian 365 (same obv. die). Near EF, attractive gray toning with slight iridescence around the devices, a few light marks under tone.