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Nomos 23

30 November 2021 14:00 CET
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich

Impressive head of Demeter in lovely Hellenistic style

Estimate: 7500 CHF
Hammer Price: 6000 CHF
Lot 12

LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 7.90 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrates Ap... and Atha... Head of Demeter facing, turned slightly to the right, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple pendant earrings, and necklace; in the lower right field, in very small letters, AΠ. Rev. META Barley ear with leaf to right; above leaf, bucranium; below leaf, AΘA. HN III 1584. Johnston Class C, 2.2 (same obverse die). SNG ANS 463-4 (same dies). Lightly toned, and with a lovely head of Demeter. Good very fine.

From the Collection of an Optimist in the USA.

Online bidding closes: 30 Nov 2021, 08:00:00 CET Current Date & Time: 25 Mar 2023, 18:58:33 CET Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:6000 CHF

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