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15. June 2019
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Lot 66
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
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LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 19 mm, 7.95 g, 12 h). Head of Demeter to left, wearing wreath of barley ears and triple-pendant earring. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; to left, on leaf, amphora; to left, below leaf, ΦΙ. HN III 1588 corr. (Φ instead of ΦΙ). Johnston Class C 11.4 (same dies). SNG ANS 486 (same dies). Clear, heavily toned, well centered and attractive. Bang on the obverse and center of the reverse struck flat, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.

From the Vineyard Collection, bought privately from Baldwins' in June 1998, and probably from an old English collection formed prior to the 1970s.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
02 Jul 2019 16:33:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
02 Jul 2020 21:34:13 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
260 CHF by Trafalgar81 (Bids: 2)

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Lot 66
Starting Price: 250 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 19 mm, 7.95 g, 12 h). Head of Demeter to left, wearing wreath of barley ears and triple-pendant earring. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; to left, on leaf, amphora; to left, below leaf, ΦΙ. HN III 1588 corr. (Φ instead of ΦΙ). Johnston Class C 11.4 (same dies). SNG ANS 486 (same dies). Clear, heavily toned, well centered and attractive. Bang on the obverse and center of the reverse struck flat, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Lot 67
Starting Price: 1800 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 290-280 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 22.5 mm, 7.90 g, 5 h). Diademed and bearded head of Herakles to left, with his lion's skin tied around his neck and his club behind. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to right; with kantharos above leaf and ΒΙ below. HN III 1621. Johnston Class D 4.1. Very rare with Herakles to left. Attractive, clear and nicely toned. Traces of overstriking and with some flatness, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Lot 68
Starting Price: 75 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 300-250 BC. (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 2.86 g, 3 h). Ivy-wreathed head of Dionysos to left. Rev. META Ear of barley with leaf to right; above leaf, cross-torch. HN III 1683. Johnston, Bronze, 47. Atrractive golden-brown patina. Die fault on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
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