obolos 13
15. June 2019
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Lot 61
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
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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.

From the Vineyard Collection, ex Triton I, 2 December 1997, 103 and from a private collection cited by Johnston in 1990.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
02 Jul 2019 16:30:30 CEST
Current Date & Time:
27 May 2020 17:16:07 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
1900 CHF by motya18 (Bids: 16)

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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
Lot 62
Starting Price: 225 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 7.80 g, 2 h). Head of Demeter to right, wearing barley wreath, triple-pendant earring and a simple necklace, and with a light veil at the back of her head. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to right; to left, above leaf, kantharos; below, ΦI. BMC 125 (same dies). HN III 1568. Johnston Class A, 8.1 (same dies). Elegant, clear and beautifully toned; a choice example for this rare die combination. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Lot 63
Starting Price: 300 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 19.5 mm, 7.81 g, 11 h). Head of Demeter to right, wearing barley wreath, triple-pendant earring and a simple necklace, and with a light veil at the back of her head. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to right; to left, above leaf, oinochoe; below, ΦI. HN III 1568. Johnston Class A, 8.2 (same dies). An attractive example, nicely toned and very elegant. Die fault on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
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