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89001043
Triton XV, Lot: 1043. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $7000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Lilybaion (as ‘Cape of Melkart’). Circa 330-305 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24mm, 17.18 g, 12h). Charioteer, holding kentron in right hand and reins in left, driving fast quadriga right; above, Nike flying left, crowning charioteer with wreath held in both hands; RŠMLQRT in exergue / Head of Arethusa right, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and necklace; four dolphins around. Jenkins, Punic 47 (O16/R36); SNG ANS 731; SNG Lloyd 1600; Jameson 598; de Luynes 919 (all from the same dies). EF, lightly toned.


From the Deyo Collection. Ex Superior (10 December 1993), lot 1641.