Tunisia 1969 1 Dīnar - Phoenices
History of Tunisia Series Phoenices
So why this coin is part of Tunisian coin set "History of Tunisia Series" ? Because of Carthage a Phoenician city-state located near present-day Tunis, Tunisia.
Carthage was founded in 814 BC. A dependency of the Phoenician state of Tyre at the time, Carthage gained independence around 650 BC and established its political hegemony over other Phoenician settlements throughout the western Mediterranean, this lasting until the end of the 3rd century BC. At the height of the city's prominence it served as a major hub of trade, with trading stations extending throughout the region.
On the coin you can found Phoenician ship with head of Tanit - Punic and Phoenician goddess. By phoenicia.org it is known that Punicians, Phoenicians, Carthaginians are the same people - the Canaanites. More details you can find on this website.
*Going back to the coin, there are two types proof minted, one by Numismatica Italiana Arezzo, Italy mint (Ni mark on the coin) - 5000 pcs and also Ni with FM mark ( Franklin Mint) 15.000pcs
source: wikipedia/ own