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Live auction - bgr_544784 - ZEUGITANA - CARTHAGE Dixième Statère

ZEUGITANA - CARTHAGE Dixième Statère XF/AU
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Starting price : 750 €
Estimate : 1 200 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 10 September 2019 14:32:00
Type : Dixième Statère
Date: 350-320 AC.
Mint name / Town : Carthage, Zeugitane
Metal : gold
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 8,5 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 0,87 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie légèrement décentrée au droit mais bien centrée au revers. Joli tête de cheval. Usure régulière. Patine de collection
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la Vente aux Enchères Palombo du 26 Juin 2010, lot n° 9 et de la collection Luc Corso

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Palmier vu de face.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Tête et cou de cheval à droite ; devant le cou, trois globules posés en triangle pointe en bas.

Historical background


Zeugitana - CARTHAGE

(400-300 BC)

Carthage was founded in 814 BC, according to tradition by settlers from Tyre. Virgil immortalized the deadly conflict that would oppose Carthage and Rome in the Aeneid, featuring Aeneas, who wanted to go to Italy, and the Queen of Carthage, Dido, who wanted to keep with him. Before committing suicide after her departure, she launched the curse that would have weighed on Rome and Carthage to the destruction of the latter by the former in 146 BC between the fifth and fourth century BC - C., the most formidable enemies of the Carthaginians in the Western Mediterranean were the Greeks of Southern Italy and Sicily. Gelo had already crushed the Carthaginians at Himera in 480 BC and Agathokles, which should take the title of king in 304 BC, had invaded Africa in 310 BC finally Beaten 307, he had to retire in Sicily and sign peace with the Carthaginians.

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