SICILY. Lilybaion - as 'Rsmlqrt = Cape of Melkart'. Circa 330-305 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 17.34 g, 6 h). RŠMLQRT (in Punic) Charioteer, holding kentron in his left hand and reins in his right, driving quadriga galloping to right; above, Nike flying left to crown the driver. Rev. Head of Tanit-Persephone to right, wearing wreath of grain leaves, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace; around, three dolphins. Jenkins, Punic 49 (O18/R31). Of excellent style, toned and well-struck on an oval flan. Unimportant flan faults, otherwise, extremely fine.
From a European collection and from the collection of "Maître B.", Hess Divo 325, 23 October 2013, 173, ex Hess Divo 310, 22 October 2008, 49.
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