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Sale: Nomos 8, Lot: 45. Estimate CHF3500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2013. 
Sold For CHF5500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Lilybaion (as ‘Cape of Melkart’). Circa 330-305 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25mm, 16.97 g 7). Ršmlqrt Quadriga galloping to left; above, Nike flying right to crown the driver. Rev. Head of Tanit to right, wearing triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace; to left, dolphin; to right, two dolphins. Jenkins, Punic 16 (O8/R16). An attractive, lightly toned piece with an impressive, large head of Tanit of distinctly Punic rather than Sicilian style. Obverse slightly off center, otherwise, about extremely fine.

From the B. in B. Collection, ex Sternberg XIII, 17 November 1983, 109.