Tetradrachm

Features

Country Rash Melqart (Punic Sicily)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 330 BC
Value 1 Tetradrachm = 4 Drachm (4)
Currency Litra
Composition Silver
Weight 16.94 g
Diameter 26.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 168970
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Obverse

Charioteer driving quadriga left; above, crowning Nike flying right, kerykeion to left and in exergue, “R’šmlqrt” in Phoenician

Lettering: ተ𐤓𐤔𐤌𐤋𐤒𐤓

Reverse

Wreathed head of Arethusa right, wearing necklace and triple-pendant earring; two dolphins to right and a barley grain to the left.

Comments

References:
 Jenkins, Punic 23 (O11/R14)
BMC 21
de Luynes 923

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