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Obolos 17

20 December 2020
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Lot 48

LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.85 g, 2 h), struck under the magistrates Dex... and Ly... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace; to left, below Demeter's chin, ΔΕ[Χ] (retrograde). Rev. ΜΕΤΑ (retrograde) Ear of barley with seven grains and with leaf to left; above leaf, lighted altar; below right, ΥΛ (retrograde). HN III 1593. Johnston Class C. 10.4. Same dies as Nomos 21, 42. Very attractively toned and struck on a broad flan. Scratches on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.

From a Swiss collection, acquired from Galerie Arete on 16 January 1998 (inv. no: 8882).

Online bidding closes: 20 Dec 2020, 15:24:00 CET Current Date & Time: 21 Mar 2023, 21:29:19 CET Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:550 CHF by www1569 (7 bids)
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