nomos 19
17 November 2019
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Lot 33
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Hammer Price:
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LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.74 g, 9 h), Ap... and Atha... Head of Demeter facing, turned slightly to the right, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earrings, and necklace; lower right, tiny AΠ. Rev. META Barley ear with leaf to right; above leaf, bucranium; below leaf, AΘA. HN III 1584. Johnston Class C, 2.6. Very attractively toned and well-centered. About extremely fine.

From a European collection formed before 2005.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
17 Nov 2019 10:00:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
31 May 2020 04:14:14 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
3000 CHF

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Lot 33
Estimate: 1250 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.74 g, 9 h), Ap... and Atha... Head of Demeter facing, turned slightly to the right, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earrings, and necklace; lower right, tiny AΠ. Rev. META Barley ear with leaf to right; above leaf, bucranium; below leaf, AΘA. HN III 1584. Johnston Class C, 2.6. Very attractively toned and well-centered. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Lot 34
Estimate: 950 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.89 g, 7 h). Head of Demeter to right, wearing pendant earring and a grain wreath. Rev. META Ear of barley with leaf to right; above leaf, star of sixteen rays; below to left, ΛΥ. HN III 1592. Johnston C8.4. SNG ANS 501. Attractively toned and lustrous, with a very sharp reverse. Struck from a slightly worn and rusty obverse die, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 760 CHF
Lot 35
Estimate: 650 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.80 g, 3 h). Head of Demeter to right, wearing long pendant earring and a grain wreath. Rev. META Ear of barley with leaf to right; on the leaf, Nike standing left, holding large wreath with both hands. HN III 1591. Johnston C9.3. SNG ANS 496 var. A sharp, clear and attractive example. Some flatness and traces of die wear on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
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