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Ancient Coinage of Sicily, Punic


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Siculo-Punic issues of the Cartheginians in Sicily, 4th-3rd century BC.

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Acquaro 148Sicilo-Punic, AE18, Zeugitana. Horse's head right / Palm tree. Acquaro 148.TextImage
BMC Uncert. 1Sicilo-Punic, AE24. Sicilo-Punic, AE24, (11.09g). Head of Persephone left, wreathed with barley / Free horse pracing right. Jenkins -; BMC Sicily, Uncertain, 1.TextImage
Boehringer 254Syracuse, Sicily, AR Tetradrachm, contemporary imitation, possibly of Punic Sicily, c. 450-430 BC, Charioteer driving slow quadriga right, Nike flying above, crowning horses, dotted border / SYPA K OSA Head of Artemis-Arethusa right in pearl diadem, four dolphins around. TextImage
Jenkins 2Sicily, Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. Circa 410-395 BC. Forepart of a bridled horse right, Punic legend 'QRTHDST' below / Palm tree with two date clusters; Punic legend 'MHNT' below. McClean 3031. TextImage
Jenkins 12Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. ca 410-392 BC. Forepart of a horse right; grain ear before, Nike flying above placing a wreath on horse's head, Punic legend below / Palm tree with two date clusters; Punic legend below. TextImage
Jenkins 19Siculo-Punic, Rash Melqart AR Tetradrachm. ca 330 BC. Fast quadriga left, above Nike flying right to crown charioteer, Punic inscription rshmlqrt in exergue / Female head right with hair rolled, in triple pendant earring. TextImage
Jenkins 20SICILY, Panormos as "Ziz". Circa 380-340 BC. AE Litra. Punic 'sys', wreathed head of Persephone left, in single-pendant earring & necklace / Horse prancing left; radiate head of Helios above. SNG ANS 553; Calciati 7; SNG Cop 519. TextImage
Jenkins 22SICILY, "Ziz" mint. Panormos. ca 380-340 BC. AE Hemilitron. Laureate head of Apollo left; dolphin behind / Punic 'sys', Pegasos flying right. Calciati 9/1, BMC 43, SNG Cop 520. TextImage
Jenkins 30Sicily, Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. Circa 410-395 BC. Forepart of a horse left; grain ear before, Nike flying above placing a wreath on horse's head / Palm tree with two date clusters; Punic legend 'QRT-HDST' below. SNG Lloyd 1607, SNG Copenhagen 70. TextImage
Jenkins 48Sicily, Siculo-Punic. c350-300 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Ras Melkart. Charioteer driving galloping quadriga right; Nike flying above crowning charioteer, Punic letters in exergue / Head of Arethusa right; four dolphins around. TextImage
Jenkins 61Sicily, Siculo-Punic. ca 350-330 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Head of Arethusa left, in wreath of grain-ears & single-drop earring; Punic letter mem behind / Horse stepping left; palm tree behind. TextImage
Jenkins 63Punic Sicily AR Tetradrachm. Head of Kore left, Punic letter mem behind / Horse standing left, palm tree behind. TextImage
Jenkins 70Punic Sicily, Rash Melqart AR Tetradrachm. ca 350-305/300 BC. Punic inscription rshmlqrt, charioteer driving fast quadriga left, above Nike flying right to crown driver / Head of Arethusa right, wreathed with grain leaves, in triple pendant earring & pearl necklace, four dolphins around. SNG Lockett 747. TextImage
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Jenkins 83Sicily, Siculo-Punic. Circa 350-330 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Head of Arethusa right, wearing wreath of grain-ears and triple pendant earring / Horse stepping right; palm tree behind. TextImage
Jenkins 89Sicily, Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. Circa 350-320/315 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa right, in triple-pendant earring & necklace; three dolphins around, symbol of Tanit behind / Horse standing right before palm tree; caduceus before. TextImage
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Jenkins 96Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. ca 340–330 BC. Head of Kore right, wreathed with grain leaves, in triple-pendant earring & necklace with multiple small pendants, thymiaterion before face / Free horse standing right, lifting off foreleg, crowned by Nike flying left above kerykeion, Punic letters hb behind horse’s right foreleg, palm tree in background. TextImage
Jenkins 101Sicily, Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. Circa 350-320/315 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa right, in triple-pendant earring & necklace; two dolphins before, poppy behind / Horse standing right before palm. SNG Lockett 1042. TextImage
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Jenkins 105Sicily, Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. Circa 350-320/315 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa right, in triple-pendant earring & necklace; two dolphins before, poppy behind / Horse standing right before palm tree. TextImage
Jenkins 109Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. 320-300 BC, uncertain Mint. Young head of Herakles clad in lionskin's with paws knotted below / Punic legend, horse head left, palm tree with two clusters of dates behind. TextImage
Jenkins 129Sicily, Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. Circa 350-320/315 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa left, in triple-pendant earring & necklace; three dolphins swimming around, pellet before nose / Horse stepping right before palm tree. SNG Lloyd 1614, SNG Lockett 1035, SNG Copenhagen 83. TextImage
Jenkins 135Sicily, Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. Circa 350-320/315 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa left, in triple-pendant earring & necklace; four dolphins swimming around / Horse prancing left before palm tree. SNG Lockett 1036. TextImage
Jenkins 141Siculo-Punic. c320/315-305/300 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Wreathed head of Persephone left, four dolphins around / Prancing horse left, palm tree behind. TextImage
Jenkins 149Siculo-Punic. c320/315-305/300 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Wreathed head of Persephone left, four dolphins swimming around / Large horse head left, palm behind; Punic ‘MMHNT’ below. TextImage
Jenkins 150Siculo-Punic coinage. Ca. 320-315 B.C. AR tetradrachm (17.04 g). Sicilian mint. TextImage
Jenkins 178Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. Circa 320/315-305/300 BC. Wreathed head of Persephone right, in triple-pendant earring & necklace; four dolphins swimming around / Horsehead left, palm behind; Punic legend 'MMHNT' below. TextImage
Jenkins 180Siculo-Punic, Machanat AR Tetradrachm. After 320 BC. Head of Arethusa right, wreathed with grain ears, three dolphins around / Horse head left, palm tree behind. TextImage
Jenkins 188cfSiculo-Punic, Machanat AR Tetradrachm. ca 317–Ca. 305 BC. Head of Kore left, wreathed with grain leaves, in triple-pendant earring & pearl necklace, four dolphins around / Punic inscription ‘mmchnt, horse head left, palm tree behind. TextImage
Jenkins 189Sicily, Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. Circa 320/315-305/300 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa left, in triple-pendant earring & necklace; four dolphins swimming around / Horse head left, palm behind; Punic 'MMHNT' below. SNG Lloyd 1638. TextImage
Jenkins 193Sicily, Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. ca 320/315-305/300 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa left, in triple-pendant earring & necklace; four dolphins swimming around / Horse head left, palm behind; Punic 'MMHNT' below. SNG Copenhagen 88. TextImage
Jenkins 214Sicily, Siculo-Punic 'MM' Series AR Tetradrachm. ca 317-306 BC. Wreathed head of Arethusa left, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace / horse head left, palm behind; Punic 'MM' below. TextImage
Jenkins 234Sicily, Siculo-Punic. The Camp. ca 320-300 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Wreathed head of Persephone left surrounded by dolphins / Horse's head left, palm tree behind; Punic 'MM' below. SNG Cop 982. TextImage
Jenkins 235Sicily, Siculo-Punic. ca 350-325 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Wreathed head of Tanit-Arethusa left, four dolphins around / Horse head left; palm tree behind, Punic letter M beneath. TextImage
Jenkins 237Sicily, Siculo-Punic. The Camp. ca 320-300 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Wreathed head of Persephone left surrounded by dolphins / Horse's head left, palm tree behind; Punic letter 'mem' below. SNG Cop 982. TextImage
Jenkins 249Sicily, Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. Circa 320/315-305/300 BC. Wreathed head of Persephone left, in triple-pendant earring & necklace; four dolphins around / Large horse's head left, palm behind; Punic 'M' below. TextImage
Jenkins 255Sicily, Siculo-Punic. The Camp. c320-300 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Wreathed head of Persephone left surrounded by dolphins / Horse's head left, palm tree behind; Punic 'MM' below. TextImage
Jenkins 257Siculo-Punic, Machanat AR Tetradrachm. ca 310–305 BC. Head of Arethusa left, in pendant earring, hair wreathed with grain leaves, three dolphins around / Head & neck of horse left, palm tree behind, Punic letter m below. TextImage
Jenkins 272Punic Sicily, Machanat AR Tetradrachm. ca 320 BC or a few years later. Head of Dido right, in pleated Phrygian tiara & hoop earring / Lion walking right, palm tree in background, Punic legend sh'mmhnt (people of the camp) below. Kraay-Hirmer 208. TextImage
Jenkins 290Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. ca 320/315-300 BC. Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin / Horse's head left; palm tree to right. McClean 3047. TextImage
Jenkins 299Siculo-Punic, Machanat AR Tetradrachm. ca 300-289 BC. Head of young Heracles right in lion skin headdress / Horse head left, palm tree behind. TextImage
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Jenkins 333Sicily, Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. Circa 300-289 BC. "Quaestors." Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress / Horse head left; palm behind, club before, Punic legend 'MHSBM' below. SNG Lloyd 1650, SNG Fitzwilliam 1492. TextImage
Jenkins 336Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. ca 300-289 BC. Quaestors. Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress / Horse head left; palm behind, club before, Punic legend 'MHSBM' below. TextImage
Jenkins 341Sicily, Siculo-Punic. Circa 300-289 BC. AR Tetradrachm (17.04 gm). Mint of the Quaestors. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress / Horsehead left. TextImage
Jenkins 349Punic Sicily, Mechasbim AR Tetradrachm. ca 300 BC or later. Head of young Heracles right in lion skin headdress / Horse head left, kerykeion before, palm tree behind, Punic legend mhsbm (quartermaster) below. TextImage
Jenkins 367Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. ca 300-289 BC. Quaestors. Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress / Horse head left; palm behind, astragalos before, Punic legend 'MHSBM' below. TextImage
Jenkins 367cfSicily, Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. Circa 300-289 BC. "Quaestors." Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress / Horse head left; palm behind, astragalos before, Punic legend 'MHSBM' below. TextImage
Jenkins 384Siculo-Punic AR Tetradrachm, 16.71 g, 305-295 BC. Carthage. Head of Melquart or Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress knotted around neck / Punic MHSBM beneath horse's head left with palm tree behind head. Jenkins 384 ((dies O119/ R314); SNG Copenhagen 91.TextImage
Jenkins 387Siculo-Punic. 300-289 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Head of Hercules in lion skin / M Ch Sh B M in punic script under horse head left. Jenkins 387 (O.119/R.317). TextImage
Jenkins 412Sicily, Siculo-Punic. Circa 300-289 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress / Horse's head left, palm tree behind; Punic 'MHSBM' below. Jenkins Series 5b, 412 (O124/B339); SNG Lockett 1056. TextImage
Jenkins 436Sicily, Siculo-Punic AR 5-Shekels or Dekadrachm. Time of the First Punic War, circa 264-260 BC. Head of Tanit left, in single-pendant earring & wreath of grain ears / Pegasos flying right; Punic legend "B'RST" below. Weber 1278. TextImage
Jenkins 437Siculo-Punic, ca. 264 BC. AR dekadrachm. 41.53 gr, 36.69 mm. Female head left, with two corn-ears and leaf in hair, single drop earring, no necklace. / Pegasos flying right, leading edge of wing with rounded corner overlapping the neck with curved indentation below, two main rows of feathers. Punic legend B'RST below. Jenkins 437; SNG Copenhagen 180.TextImage
Jenkins 452Sicily, Siculo-Punic AR 5 Shekels or Decadrachm. Circa 264-260 BC. First Punic War issue. Head of Tanit left, wearing single pendant earring and wreath of grain ears / Pegasos flying right; Punic "B'RST" below. SNG Copenhagen (Zeugitania) 180 = SNG Copenhagen (Sicily) 998; SNG Stockholm 663. TextImage
Jenkins 605Sicily, Siculo-Punic tetradrachm, Silver, 16.70 gr, 25.93mm. 350-290 BC. Female head left wearing tiara / Lion walking left before palm-tree, Punic legend below. Jenkins 605-606; Hill, Sicily, Pl. X, 7; Sear -.TextImage
Lindgren 626Sicilo-Punic AE 18. Zeugitana. Palm tree with two dates / horse's head right. Acquaro 148. TextImage
SG 6512Punic-Sicily, AE Unit, 6.06 gr, 22.52 mm. Carthage. ca. 160-146 BC. Wreathed head of Tanit left / Horse standing right, head turned left, symbol below. Sear 6512.TextImage
SNGANS 532Sicily, Siculo-Punic. Ziz mint. Before 405 BC. AE Hexas. Rooster; Ziz / Six pellets. SNG ANS 532 (Panormos). TextImage
SNGCop 103Carthaginians in Sicily, AE 20. Late 4th-Early 3rd Century BC. Palm tree / horse head right. TextImage
SNGCop 107vPunic Sicily AE 16. 264-241 BC. Palm tree / Pegasus facing right. TextImage
SNGCop 109
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Carthage AE15. 4th-3rd century BC, Head of Tanit left, wreathed with corn / Horse right, palm behind. SNGCop 109, Calciati 20. TextImage
SNGCop 381Carthaginians in Sicily AE19. ca 213-211 BC, time of Hannibal. Veiled female head right / Horse galloping right, fillet on palm branch behind. TextImage
SNGCop 1018Siculo-Punic AE16. 4th-3rd century BC. Palm tree / Pegasos flying left. TextImage
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SNGCop 1018vSicilo-Punic, AE15, (3.50g) 4th-3rd century BC, Palm tree. / Pegasus flying left, three pellets below. TextImage
SNGCop 1021Siculo-Punic AE 15mm. ca 4th century BC. Wreathed head of Persephone-Tanit left / horse rearing to right. TextImage
SNGCop 1024Sicilo-Punic, AE15, (3.95g) Head of Tanit left. / Horse right. TextImage
SNGDel_746Punic AR Quarter-Shekel. Sicily, 215-205 BC. Head of Tanit to left. / Horse standing right. TextImage
Tudeer 107Sicily, Punic(?) imitation of Syracuse AR Tetradrachm. After ca. 413-399 BC. . Charioteer driving slow quadriga right; above, Nike flying right to crown horses / Blundered legend KOSIWNW (fifth letter inverted, sixth retrograde), head of Arethusa right, hair rolled, in whorl earring & choker, imitative artist's signature EUMENOY (retrograde) beneath neck, four dolphins around. TextImage
Tudeer 107cfSicily, Punic(?) imitation of Syracuse AR Tetradrachm. ca 413-399 BC. Slow quadriga right, above Nike flying right to crown horses / Head of Arethusa right, four dolphins around, imitation artist's signature EUMENOY (retrograde) beneath neck. TextImage
Weber 8509vZeugitana, Carthage or Siculo-Punic AE16, 241-146 BC. Head of Tanit left wreathed with corn / horse standing right, palm-tree in the background. TextImage
Sear #6432Sicilo-Punic AR Tetradrachm. ca 390-350 BC. Head of Persephone left, surrounded by four swimming dolphins / Horse running left, palm tree in background.
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Sear #6434The Carthaginians In Sicily. 350-325 BC. Silver Tetradrachm, 26mm. Female head, left, possibly Persephone / Horse's head left, palm tree behind. TextObv*Rev
Sear #6436Sicilo-Punic, AR Tetradrachm. c 325 - 300 BC. Head of Hercules right, wearing lion-skin knotted at base / Horse head left, palm tree behind.
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Sear #6444Carthage AE15. 4th-3rd century BC, Head of Tanit left, wreathed with corn / Horse right, palm behind. SNGCop 109, Calciati 20.
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See also: Magna Graecia Coins listing of Siculo-Punic Issues
Entry for Sicily, Punic on the Digital Historia Numorum

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