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nomos auction 22
may 2021
Auction 21
Estimate: 600 CHF
Lot 39
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 23 mm, 7.92 g, 9 h), struck under the magistrate, Ly... Head of Demeter to left, wearing a barley wreath, a pendant earring and a simple necklace. Rev. ΜΕ - ΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to right; to left, caduceus and ΛΥ. Basel 154. Gulbenkian 79. HN III 1556. Johnston A1.8 (this obverse die). Rare. Nicely toned and of fine late Classical style. Usual die breaks on both sides, otherwise, extremely fine.
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obolos webauction 18
21 february 2021
Obolos 18
Estimate: 200 CHF
Lot 390
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Antialkidas Nikephoros, circa 130-120 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 8.71 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ / ΑΝΤΙΑΛΚΙΔΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Antialkidas to right. Rev. Maharajasa jayadharasa / Amtialkidasa (in Kharosthi) Zeus standing facing, with elephant prancing to left behind him, holding a transverse, lotos-tipped scepter in his left hand and, in his right, Nike standing left on a globe and crowning the elephant with a wreath held in her right hand; to left, monogram of ΗΔΥ. Bopearachchi 6A. HGC 12, 254. SNG ANS 1057. Rare. Toned and well centered. Scratches, porosity, reverse corroded, otherwise, very fine.
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