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CNG 111, Lot: 70. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $6100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Panormos (as Ziz). Circa 340-320 BC. AR Tetradrachm (24.5mm, 16.15 g, 8h). Charioteer, holding kentron in extended right hand, reins in left, driving fast quadriga left; above, Nike, wearing long chiton flying right, crowning charioteer with wreath she holds with both hands; in exergue, two confronted dolphins flanking Punic ṢYṢ / Head of Arethousa left, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and pearl necklace; four dolphins swimming around. Jenkins, Punic 78 (O21/R65); CNP 326; HGC 2, 1022; Boston MFA 326 (same dies); Hirsch 824 (same dies). Good VF, old cabinet tone.

Ex Hess-Leu 36 (17 April 1968), lot 115.