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CNG 103, Lot: 79. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CARTHAGE. Circa 310-290 BC. EL Stater (18mm, 7.53 g, 12h). Carthage mint. Wreathed head of Tanit left, wearing necklace with ten pendants; pellet before neck / Horse standing right; three pellets in exergue. Jenkins & Lewis Group V, 286 and 288–9 (same obv. die); MAA 12; SNG Copenhagen 137 var. (nine pendants on necklace). Good VF, attractive light toning, a hint of die rust on obverse.

From the collection of Dr. Lawrence A. Adams, purchased from Classical Numismatic Group, November 1994.