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Research Coins: Printed Auction

 
Triton XXII, Lot: 111. Estimate $10000.
Sold for $16000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Entella. Punic issues. Circa 345/38-320/15 BC. AR Tetradrachm (25.5mm, 17.04 g, 11h). Head of Arethousa left, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and pearl necklace; four dolphins swimming around / Horse prancing left; palm tree in central background. Jenkins, Punic 141 (O46/R127); CNP 214; HGC 2, 283; Boston MFA 489 (same obv. die); SNG Fitzwilliam 1477 = Weber 1773 (same obv. die); SNG Lockett 1036 = Locker-Lampson 115 (same obv. die); Gulbenkian 365 (same obv. die); de Luynes 1434 (same dies). Superb EF, deep iridescent tone, minor flan flaw at edge on reverse.


From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Nomos FPL (Winter-Spring 2010), no. 27; Classical Numismatic Group 58 (19 September 2001), lot 134; Classical Numismatic Group 38 (6 June 1996), lot 167.