Tetradrachm

Features

Country Rash Melqart (Punic Sicily)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 330 BC - 305 BC
Value 1 Tetradrachm = 4 Drachm (4)
Composition Silver
Weight 17.1 g
Diameter 25.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 268109
Numista (https://numista.com)
References HGCS# 2, 741,
Oliver D. Hoover; 2018. The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series / Volume 1. Handbook of Coins of Italy and Magna Graecia : Sixth to First Centuries BC. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - London, United Kingdom.
And 10 more volumes.
SNG-B Fitz# 969,
Fritz Heichelheim; 1940. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum (Great Britain) / Volume 4.1. The Fitzwilliam Museum. Leake and General Collections : Spain (Emporiae, Rhoda) - Italy. Oxford University Press, London, United Kingdom.
And 7 more volumes.
SNG-B Lloy# 1600,
Andrew Meadows, Peter Bagwell Purefoy, Edward S. G. Robinson; 1933. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum (Great Britain) / Volume 2. The Lloyd Collection / Parts 1-2. Etruria to Thurium. Oxford University Press, London, United Kingdom.
And 3 more volumes.
SNG-B Lock# 744,
Edward Stanley Gotch Robinson, Richard Cyril Lockett; 1938. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum (Great Britain) / Volume 3.1. The Lockett Collection : Spain - Italy (Gold and Silver). Oxford University Press, London, United Kingdom.
And 4 more volumes.
BostonMFA# 271
Agnes Baldwin Brett; 1955. Catalogue of Greek Coins. Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Obverse

Charioteer, holding kentron in extended right hand and reins in left, driving fast quadriga right; above, Nike flying left, crowning charioteer with open wreath held in both hands; RŠMLQRT (“Raš Melqart” in Punic) in exergue

Lettering: ተ𐤓𐤔𐤌𐤋𐤒𐤓

Reverse

Head of Arethousa right, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and pearl necklace; four dolphins swimming around.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (330 BC - 305 BC) 

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Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold Tetradrachm
CNG
Triton XXIII
Lot 101
Jan 14, 2020 XF 11 000.00 USD

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