A context for the Apex on Sicilian Coinage?

I cannot think of one off-hand, but I’d love to hear ideas.  This ANS specimen got me thinking:


And that led me to the thoughts of Carroccio in SNR 85 (2006) 220:


Curiouser and Curiouser.

Update 7/11/2018:

Hispani specimen:


AND then these odd coins from Melita (Malta) with a Punic inscription which I think are likely related in some fashion.  The Melita coin is typically put 211-175 BCE (I think because of weight standard, but I’m unclear on this):


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