Carthage Tetradrachm 270-260 B.C.

$ 20.00

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Carthage was a great maritime trading city that Phoenician colonists from Tyre founded in the eighth century B.C. From the 6th to the 3rd century B.C. the Carthaginians dominated trade in the western Mediterranean. The Carthaginians started minting coins at the end of the 5th century to pay troops engaged in the wars against the Greek city-states in Sicily. The coins were derived from Greek coins, particularly issues of Syracuse Ancient Greek coins.

Obverse: Head left of Tanit wearing grain wreath, single-drop

Reverse: Horse standing palm tree behind

Diameter: 24 mm

Stamped with the word copy.

Silver plated made in the USA.

It is packaged in a coin-collecting flip with the description of the coin printed on the flip insert.


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