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Ex Gillet, Woodward, Rothschild, Carfrae, Bompois, and Wigan Collections

503461.

SICILY, Entella. Punic issues. Circa 396-392/1 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 17.23 g, 12h). Horse prancing right; above, Nike flying right, crowning horse with wreath held in both hands / Palm tree with two date clusters. Jenkins, Punic 45 (O12/R40 – this coin referenced); CNP 640; HGC 2, 266; SNG Lloyd 1610 = Bement 575 (same dies); SNG Lockett 1032 = Weber 1771 = Locker-Lampson 114 (same dies). Near EF, beautiful old collection tone. Exceptional pedigree.


Ex Tradart (10 July 2006), lot 43; Charles Gillet Collection (Münzen und Medaillen 43, 12 November 1970), lot 13; William Harrison Woodward Collection (Rollin & Feuardent, 22 May 1908), lot 362; ‘Late Collector’ [Rothschild Collection] (Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, 28 May 1900), lot 495; Robert Carfrae Collection (Part I, Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 23 May 1894), lot 351; Ferdinand Bompois Collection (Hoffman, 16 January 1882), lot 2099; E. Wigan (1823-1871) Collection (acquired by Rollin & Feuardent in 1872).