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Sale: Nomos 8, Lot: 60. Estimate CHF5250. 
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2013. 
Sold For CHF7500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Uncertain Punic military mint, “People of the camp”. Circa 330-320 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27mm, 16.90 g 1). Head of Tanit to left, wearing wreath of reeds, triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, four dolphins. Rev. Horse prancing to left with date palm tree behind. Gulbenkian 365 (same dies). Jenkins, “Coins of Punic Sicily” 3 (SNR 56, 1977), 138 (this coin cited). An attractive, toned coin struck on a broad flan. Some porosity, otherwise, extremely fine.

From the B. in B. Collection and from the collection of W. Niggeler, 1, Bank Leu/Münzen und Medaillen, 3 December 1965, 544.