Shekel

Features

Issuer Carthage (Zeugitana)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 241 BC - 238 BC
Value 1 Shekel (1)
Currency Zeugitana - Shekel
Composition Silver
Weight 7.52 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 192687
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References MAA# 50b,
Jacques Alexandropoulos; 2008. Les monnaies de l'Afrique antique, 400 avant J.-C. - 40 après J.-C.. Presses Universitaires du Midi, Toulouse, France.
SNG Cop# 236
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.

Obverse

Wreathed head of Tanit left.

Reverse

Horse standing right; three pellets and Punic 'M' below.

Comments

Issued during the Libyan Revolt, circa 241-238 BC.
Carradice & La Niece pl. 9, 40 var.

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