obolos 13
15. June 2019
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Lot 58
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
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LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 400-340 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.50 g, 2 h), signed by Poly.... Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath; on neck truncations, ΠOΛY; behind neck, Σ. Rev. ΜΕTA Barley ear with leaf to left; to left, ivy leaf. HN III 1532. Noe 466 (same dies). SNG Ashmolean 738 (same dies). Of particularly fine style, nicely toned. On cheek, graffito Φ, otherwise, good very fine.

From the Vineyard Collection, ex Henzen FPL [99], May 1998, 11, ex Gorny 84, 13 October 1997, 5073 & Gorny 71, 3 May 1995, 63.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
02 Jul 2019 16:29:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
15 Jul 2020 10:08:04 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
480 CHF by MailBidder8468 (Bids: 8)

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Lot 58
Starting Price: 200 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 400-340 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.50 g, 2 h), signed by Poly.... Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath; on neck truncations, ΠOΛY; behind neck, Σ. Rev. ΜΕTA Barley ear with leaf to left; to left, ivy leaf. HN III 1532. Noe 466 (same dies). SNG Ashmolean 738 (same dies). Of particularly fine style, nicely toned. On cheek, graffito Φ, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Lot 59
Starting Price: 200 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 400-340 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.29 g, 1 h), c. 370s. Head of Demeter to left, wearing necklace and with her hair bound up with a broad fillet; above left, small ear of barley. Rev. ΜΕTAΠONTI Ear of barley; to right, vine branch with grape cluster. HN III 1525. Noe 470 (same dies). SNG Lockett 395 (same dies). A particularly scarce variety, nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Lot 60
Starting Price: 50 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 400-340 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, plated, 20 mm, 7.22 g, 5 h). Head of Demeter to right. Rev. ΜΕTAΠO Ear of barley; to right, vine branch with grape cluster. Cf. Noe 390-419 for the obverse and 471 for the reverse. An attractive example of a contemporary plated didrachm, of excellent style and workmanship. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
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