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15. June 2019
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Lot 59
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
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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.

From the Vineyard Collection, ex Gorny & Mosch 97, 11 October 1999, 95.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
02 Jul 2019 16:29:30 CEST
Current Date & Time:
15 Jul 2020 09:36:54 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
460 CHF by mario23267 (Bids: 7)

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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
Lot 61
Starting Price: 300 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 400-340 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.85 g, 4 h). Bearded head of Leukippos to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, bunch of grapes. Rev. ΜΕ Barley ear with leaf to right. HN III 1553. Johnston Class A 4.3 (this coin). SNG Ashmolean 738 (same dies). Nicely toned and of particularly fine style. Possibly overstruck on a "pegasos", otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
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