Sicily, Entella (?)


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Circa 320-300 BC. AR tetradrachm, 17.16 gr., 26 mm.

Obv: head of Tanit-Persephone to the right, wearing wreath of grain leaves, triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace; around: three dolphins.

Rev: š’mmhnt (= ‘people of the camp’) in Punic characters; head of a horse to the left; behind: palm tree with two date clusters.

Ref: Jenkins, Punic, 178 (O51/R158). From an old Swiss collection, formed in the 1970’s.

Beautifully toned. About extremely fine.