obolos 21
2 January 2022
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Lot 26
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
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LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 400-340 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 7.71 g, 10 h). Head of Demeter facing to left, her hair bound by a net, wearing a double-curved earring and a simple pearl necklace. Rev. METAΠ Ear of barley with a leaf on the right; to right, above the leaf, Φ. BMC 130 (same dies). HN III 1546. Noe 520 (same dies). With a particularly elegant and noble head of Demeter of splendid late classical style. A scarce variety. Scratch on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.

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Online bidding closes:
02 Jan 2022 14:13:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
19 Jan 2022 09:30:35 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
550 CHF by Glaux84 (Bids: 7)

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Lot 26
Starting Price: 150 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 400-340 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 7.71 g, 10 h). Head of Demeter facing to left, her hair bound by a net, wearing a double-curved earring and a simple pearl necklace. Rev. METAΠ Ear of barley with a leaf on the right; to right, above the leaf, Φ. BMC 130 (same dies). HN III 1546. Noe 520 (same dies). With a particularly elegant and noble head of Demeter of splendid late classical style. A scarce variety. Scratch on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Lot 27
Starting Price: 125 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 8.02 g, 9 h), Ami.... Head of Leukippos to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; to left, lion head to right; below chin, monogram of ΠΑ. Rev. META Barley ear of seven grains, leaf to left; club above leaf; below, AMI. HN Italy 1575. Johnston Class B, 2.1 (same dies). SNG Lockett 409 (same dies). With a powerful head of Leukippos in an attractive late Hellenistic style. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Lot 28
Starting Price: 300 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 7.82 g, 10 h). Head of Demeter to right, wearing wreath of barley ears and triple-pendant earring; below chin, ΔΑΙ. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley, with leaf to right; above leaf, plough to right; below leaf, ΜΑΧ. HN III 1581. Johnston Class C, 1.31 (same dies). A well struck and toned example. Die flaw behind head, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
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