Greek Silver & Bronze Coins
SICILY, Lilybaion (as `Cape of Melkart'), (c.330-305 B.C.), silver tetradrachm (16.16 g), obv. charioteer, holding kentron and reins, driving fast quadriga left, above, Nike flying right, crowning charioteer, Punic legend RS[MLQRT] in exergue, rev. wreathed head of Kore-Persephone left; four dolphins around, grain ear below, (cf.S.893. Jenkins, Punic 57 [O19/R44]; Ward 359 [same dies]). Very fine with, dark find patina, edge split, and a couple of minor surface laminations on reverse, very rare.
Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 95, lot 5208. Previously CNG Mail Bid Sale 82 (lot 279). Only two examples noted by Jenkins.
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SICILY, Lilybaion (as `Cape of Melkart'), (c.330-305 B.C.), silver tetradrachm (16.16 g), obv. charioteer, holding ...