|Sale: Triton V, Lot: 593. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002.
Sold For $750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 2nd-1st Century BC. Æ 20mm (4.15 gm). Facing head of Baal-Melkart / Star between grain ear and grape cluster; neo-Punic "MQM SMS". SNG Copenhagen 711 var. (grain ear and grapes switched); Mazard 647 var. (same); Müller 250; Laffaille, "Choix de Monnaies Grecques en Bronze," 200 = Laffaille 657 (this coin). Nice VF, green patina with a trace of earthen encrustation. Rare. ($500)
Ex Maurice Laffaille Collection (Münzen und Medaillen Auktion 76, 19-20 September 1991), lot 657.