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Carthage
Carthage,. AE 19. Sardinia c. 300-264 B.C. (very few other coins were ever struck there). (5.48 grams. 6:30h). Obv: head of Tanit left, wreathed with grain. Rev: horse head and neck right.
Sear Greek 6523. Morcom 913. Ex Warren Esty.

Carthage, Romeís first enemy off the Italian peninsula, minted coins in Sardinia, which it controlled during the First Punic War, possibly due to the close proximity of the troops.
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Steve E  [Jul 06, 2011 at 12:37 PM]
I've long admired this type! Nice example! The horse's head could just as well have been the obv. portrait, a nice proud look!