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510705

Among the First Tanit-Horse Staters

510705. SOLD $14500

CARTHAGE. Circa 350-320 BC. AV Stater (20mm, 9.42 g, 1h). Head of Tanit left, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and necklace with eight pendants / Horse standing right on exergual line; tiny pellet near groin, three pellets to right of forelegs, ‘dirt’ in exergue. Jenkins & Lewis Group IIIa, 8 (same dies); CNP 1.0h; MAA 4; SNG Copenhagen 973 (same dies). Light mark on obverse, slight die shift on reverse. Superb EF. Struck on a broad flan. From the first issue of Tanit-Horse staters at Carthage.