Shekel

Features

Issuer Carthage (Zeugitana)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 300 BC - 260 BC
Value 1 Shekel (1)
Currency Zeugitana - Shekel
Composition Silver
Weight 7.96 g
Diameter 19.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 185653
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References SNG Cop# 141,
Niels Breitenstein, Willy Schwabacher; 1942. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals. Danish National Museum / Volume 1. Italy, Part 1 : Etruria - Campania. Einar Munksgaard, Copenhagen, Denmark.
And 43 more volumes.
Müller Cyr# 108,
Christian Tuxen Falbe, Jacob Christian Linberg, Ludvig Müller; 1860. Numismatique de l'ancienne Afrique / Volume 1. Les monnaies de la Cyrénaique. Imprimerie de Bianco Luno, Copenhague, Denmark.
MAA# 371,
Jacques Alexandropoulos; 2008. Les monnaies de l'Afrique antique, 400 avant J.-C. - 40 après J.-C.. Presses Universitaires du Midi, Toulouse, France.
J&L# 16
Gilbert Kenneth Jenkins, Richard Boyes Lewis; 1963. Carthaginian Gold and Electrum Coins. Royal Numismatic Society, London, United Kingdom.

Obverse

Head of Tanit to left, wearing wreath of grain ears, pendant earring and necklace

Reverse

Horse standing right, his head turned back to left. Behind, palm tree and to right, star

Comments

Further examples of this type:

Exalmple #1 (7.44g, 19mm, 12h, Extremely Fine):

© Image courtesy of Roma Numismatics Limited
◦ Auctioned by Roma Numismatics Ltd, Auction XVII, 28 March 2019, Lot 345. Sold for 950 GBP;

Exalmple #2 (6.93g, 20mm, 12h, Good Very Fine):

© Image courtesy of Roma Numismatics Limited
◦ Auctioned by Roma Numismatics Ltd, Auction XVII, 28 March 2019, Lot 346. Estimated at 1,000 GBP, unsold.

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