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SICILY, Entella. Punic issues. Circa 345/38-320/15 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 16.99 g, 11h). Head of Arethousa left, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and pearl necklace / Horse leaping right; palm tree in background. Jenkins, Punic, Series 2d, 139 (O46/R125); CNP 212; HGC 2, 279; de Luynes 1442 (same dies). Light iridescent tone over lustrous surfaces, some light marks. Near EF.

This is one of the most starkly beautiful issues of the Siculo-Punic series, with a head of Arethousa of exceptional style, closely modeled on the Euainetos dekadrachms of Syracuse, and a wonderfully athletic Punic horse caught in mid-leap. The lack of any inscription or control marks emphasizes the artistry of the composition.