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Triton XXII, Lot: 124. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Lilybaion (as ‘Cape of Melkart’). Circa 350-310 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24.5mm, 16.93 g, 4h). Charioteer, holding reins in right hand and kentron in extended left, driving fast quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with laurel wreath held in both hands; RŠMLQRT (“Raš Melqart” in Punic) in exergue / Head of Arethousa right, wearing single-pendant earring and necklace with pendants; two dolphins swimming around. Jenkins, Punic 22 (O10/R17); CNP 317; HGC 2, 736; Bement 366 (same dies); McClean 3052 (same dies). Good VF, toned, slightly compact flan.