obolos 13
15. June 2019
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Lot 62
Starting Price: 225 CHF
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
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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.

From the Vineyard Collection, ex Astarte 1, 11 May 1998, 24.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
02 Jul 2019 16:31:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
24 Sep 2020 13:44:37 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
650 CHF by motya18 (Bids: 9)

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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
Lot 64
Starting Price: 200 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19.5 mm, 7.92 g, 9 h). Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; to left above leaf, fork or rake; below leaf, ΔΑ. HN III 1582. Johnston Class C 5.7 (same dies). An attractively toned example. Struck from a slightly worn obverse die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
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