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Lot # 23 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$2500 / Price Realized: US$2750
Punic Spain under the Barcids. AE Quarter Shekel
Punic Spain under the Barcids. c. 237-209 BC. AE Quarter Shekel, 1.90g. (11h). Obv: Head of Melqart left, club over shoulder. Rx: Elephant walking right. SNG Spain 102. Villargona/Benages, ACIP 555. Viola, CNP 15. Unsually sharp for this rare issue. EF.

Traditionally, the obverse on this and on larger denominations with the same types has been thought to depict Hannibal in the guise of Melqart.
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