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Sale: Nomos 5, Lot: 125. Estimate CHF7500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 24 October 2011. 
Sold For CHF12000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CARTHAGE, Sicily. Lilybaion (as ‘Cape of Melkart’). Circa 330-305 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 17.16 g 1). 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. Head of Tanit to right, wearing wreath of grain leaves, triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, three dolphins. Jenkins, Punic 56 (dies O19/R43). A superb example, beautifully toned and struck. Good extremely fine.

From a European collection, bought in the 1980s.