Greek Silver & Bronze Coins
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SICULO-PUNIC, (c.350-320/315 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.73 g), obv. wreathed head of Persephone to right wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace, poppy head behind, two dolphins before, rev. horse standing right before a palm tree, (cf.S.6430 [p.595], Jenkins, SNR 56, 101 [dies 035/R92, this coin listed as specimen 4], SNG Lockett 1042 (same dies); Anson pl. IX, 388a (this coin, SNG Lockett 1042 [same dies], Naville 6 ,595 = Hess 207, 225, BMC Num.Chron. 1926, pl.viii 6, Paris De Luynes 1437), Lightly toned, good very fine, attractive, and rare.
Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 112 (lot 3745), previously CNG Triton V, January 15, 2002 (lot 1254) coming from the Robert Schonwalter Collection; ex Arthur Lobbecke Collection, Hirsch Auktion XV, 28 May 1906 (lot 1350); Madalena Collection, Sambon, 7 May 1903 (lot 628).
Jenkins records only seventeen examples of this coin type from these dies.
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SICULO-PUNIC, (c.350-320/315 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.73 g), obv. wreathed head of Persephone to right wearing ...