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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 43

SICILY, Lilybaion (as ‘Cape of Melkart’). Circa 350-310 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 17.17 g, 9h).


CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 43.
 Estimated: $ 750

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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SICILY, Lilybaion (as ‘Cape of Melkart’). Circa 350-310 BC. AR Tetradrachm (23mm, 17.17 g, 9h). Charioteer, holding reins and kentron, driving fast quadriga right; above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer with laurel wreath; RŠMLQRT (“Raš Melqart” in Punic) in exergue / Head of Arethousa right; two dolphins swimming around. Jenkins, Punic 22 (O10/R17); CNP 317; HGC 2, 736; SNG ANS 724 (same dies); Bement 366 (same dies); McClean 3052 (same dies). Toned, die break on obverse, some deposits. VF.

From the Weise Collection. Ex Tony Hardy Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 130, 4 January 2006), lot 252.


The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 114 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 13-14 May 2020. This lot is in Session 1, which begins 13 May 2020 at 9 AM ET.

UPDATE: As the CNG staff and many of our clients remain under social distancing and other restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CNG 114 will be held as an internet only auction. The sale will take place as scheduled on 13-14 May 2020.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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