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710697
Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 697. Estimate $3000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006. 
Sold For $4600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Motya. Punic Occupation. Circa 405-397 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.67 g, 5h). Head of Arethusa left, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace, hair restrained in an open-weave sakkos; four dolphins around / Crab. Jenkins, Punic 46 (O6/R8); SNG ANS -; SNG Copenhagen 481 (same dies); Rizzo pl. LXV, 9 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 1138 (same dies); SNG Ashmolean 836 (same dies); Weber 1482 (same dies). Good VF, attractive cabinet tone, die rust and light roughness on obverse, die break on reverse. ($3000)

From the John F. Sullivan Collection.