Greek Silver & Bronze Coins
SICULO-PUNIC, mint of the camp, (c.320-310 B.C.), silver tetradrachm of finest style, (17.06 g), obv. wreathed head of Persephone (or Arethusa) to left, wearing triple pendant earring and necklace, four dolphins swimming around, rev. horse's head to left, palm tree behind, Punic legend, "MMHNT" below, border of dots, (S.6434, Rizzo Pl.66, 3; SNG Lloyd 1631 [same dies], Jenkins SNR 56, [Series 3a] 148 [same dies, O47/R133]). Flat on top of hair, otherwise very fine or better with a choice tone and rare thus.
Ex Ye Olde Coin Co and previosly Noble Numismatics Sale 89, lot 3803. Also B.R. Noble Collection, Glendining & Co, London, Auction Sale December 11-12, 1975 (lot37). Illustrated as cover coin and in plates. Exhibited at joint exhibition by Spink & Son and Copperfield Galleries, Mosman as "An Exhibition of Ancient Numismatic Art 550 B.C. - 600 A.D. in November 1976 as item 17.
Includes copy of the Glendining 1975 catalogue.
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SICULO-PUNIC, mint of the camp, (c.320-310 B.C.), silver tetradrachm of finest style, (17.06 g), obv. ...