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Nomos 19 17 November 2019, 16:00 CET
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
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Lot 32
Estimate: 950 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. 325-275 BC. Diobol (Silver, 12 mm, 1.34 g, 6 h), Sa.... Head of Apollo Karneios to left, horn of Ammon around his ear; below chin, [Σ]Α. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to right; on leaf, owl standing right with grasshopper; below right, Π. HN Italy 1601. Johnston F7.2 = de Luynes 514 (same dies). A lovely coin of remarkably fine and delicate late Classical, early Hellenistic style. Bright and well-struck. Minor die wear, otherwise, extremely fine.



Very interestingly the somewhat oblong shape of this coin's flan, and the way the coin was struck, is almost exactly the same as that of the wonderful coin from the Gasvoda and Falm Collections (see NAC 82, 2015, 73 and Triton XXII, 2019, 50). This means that not only were these two coins struck contemporaneously, but that their flans were made in the same group. In fact, it is very likely that they must have been made within minutes of each other.
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Online bidding closes: 17 Nov 2019 10:00:00 CET
Current Date & Time: 19 Nov 2019 18:41:43 CET
Remaining Time: Closed
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF

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Lot 32
Estimate: 950 CHF
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. 325-275 BC. Diobol (Silver, 12 mm, 1.34 g, 6 h), Sa.... Head of Apollo Karn ...
Lot 33
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.74 g, 9 h), Ap... and ...
Lot 34
Estimate: 950 CHF
Hammer Price: 760 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.89 g, 7 h). Head of D ...