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590227
Sale: Triton V, Lot: 227. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $425. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Solus . Circa 4th Century BC. Æ Tetras (2.55 gm). Three-quarter facing head of Athena, turned slightly to the right, wearing triple crested helmet / Punic 'kfr', nude warrior wearing a pileus kneeling right shooting an arrow. Jenkins, "Coins of Punic Sicily," in SNR 50 (1971), pl. 23, 20 (same reverse die); SNG ANS 740ff; Calciati I pg. 310, 5; BMC Sicily -; SNG Copenhagen -; SNG Morcom 672; Laffaille -; Virzi 1375-1376. Near EF, glossy olive green patina, die break on reverse. ($500)