Obverse description : Tête de Tanit à gauche, couronnée d’épis.
Reverse description : Casque tourné à gauche.
HISPANIA - Hispano-Carthaginian
After the end of the first Punic War in 241 BC, the Carthaginians had lost Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily, retreated to Spain. They settled at Gadir Hamilcar in 237 BC, Hannibal's father was at the origin of this redeployment. Hasdrubal founded Cartagena in 229 BC To the old of the second Punic War, Spain is practically Carthaginian. Hannibal taking Saguntum, an ally of Rome in 219 BC, is preparing for war against Rome.