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CNG 106, Lot: 39. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Lilybaion (as ‘Cape of Melkart’). Circa 330-305 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23.5mm, 16.77 g, 12h). Charioteer, holding kentron in extended right hand, reins in left, driving fast quadriga right; above, Nike flying left, crowning charioteer with wreath held in both hands; retrograde RŠMLQRT (in Punic) in exergue / Head of Kore-Persephone right, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and pearl necklace; four dolphins swimming around. Jenkins, Punic 63 (O21/R48); HGC 2, 741; BMC 13 (same dies). VF, some roughness on reverse.

From the WN Collection. Ex Status International 277 (13 May 2011), lot 5316.