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ID:     778305
Type:     Greek
Region:     SICILY
City:     Entella
Issuer:     Siculo-Punic issues
Date Ruled:     Circa 320/15-300 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 320/15-300
Diameter:     27 mm
Weight:     16.77 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Wreathed head of Arethusa right, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace; four dolphins around
Reverse Legend:     Sh‘MMHNT
Reverse Description:     Horse head left; palm tree behind, Punic Sh‘MMHNT below
Primary Reference:     Jenkins, Punic 178 (O51/R158)
Reference2:     Hirsch 838 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Near EF, lightly toned, slight die shift on reverse
Notes:     Struck on a wonderful broad flan of good metal. From the Richard Winokur Collection.