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Tetradrachm of Lilybaeum (?) with horse crowned by Nike

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Obverse: Prancing horse to right crowned by Nike flying to right. Reverse: Date-palm.


By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (auction 79, February 28, 1994, lot 210); by 2000: with Baldwin's Auctions Ltd, London and M & M Numismatics Ltd, Washington, DC (The New York Sale, Auction III, New York Marriott World Trade Center, December 7, 2000, lot 108); purchased on behalf of MFA at The New York Sale, Auction III by Antiqua Inc., 20969 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 11, Woodland Hills, California 91364; January 24, 2001: purchased by MFA from Antiqua Inc.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, about 410–392 B.C.


Lilybaeum (?), Sicily (Siculo-Punic)


Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 17.33 gm. Die Axis: 1

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The Ancient World


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