nomos 19
17 November 2019
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Lot 38
Estimate: 1750 CHF
Hammer Price:
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LUCANIA. Thurium. Circa 350-300 BC. Distater (Silver, 25 mm, 15.31 g, 10 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with Skylla hurling a stone to right. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right, his head lowered; in exergue, [lion's head between H - ΡΑ]. HN III 1859. Noe N. 10. Clear and well-centered. Weakly struck in parts, otherwise, about extremely fine.

From a European collection purchased in the 1960s. Sold with an official Italian export license.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
17 Nov 2019 10:00:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
18 Feb 2020 14:47:10 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
1400 CHF

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Lot 38
Estimate: 1750 CHF
LUCANIA. Thurium. Circa 350-300 BC. Distater (Silver, 25 mm, 15.31 g, 10 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with Skylla hurling a stone to right. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting to right, his head lowered; in exergue, [lion's head between H - ΡΑ]. HN III 1859. Noe N. 10. Clear and well-centered. Weakly struck in parts, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Lot 39
Estimate: 550 CHF
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 340-334 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.56 g, 7 h), from the "Θ" group. Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with griffin; behind, Θ. Rev. YEΛHTΩN Lion walking to right; above, Φ; below, Θ. HN III 1287. Williams 290. Attractive, clear and struck on a broad flan. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Lot 40
Estimate: 8500 CHF
BRUTTIUM. Kroton. Circa 530-500 BC. Nomos (Silver, 27 mm, 8.20 g, 12 h), circa 515. ϘΡΟ Tripod with legs ending in lion’s feet and a bowl with three rings; below bowl, between legs, two spirals; between feet, two snakes; beaded border. Rev. Tripod with legs ending in lion’s feet and a bowl with three rings; rayed border; all incuse. HN III 2075. SNG ANS 239. A remarkable, sharp and lightly toned piece, very well-struck from fresh dies, rare thus. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 6800 CHF
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