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21 February 2021
Price: 100 CHF
Lot 47

LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.83 g, 12 h). Head of Demeter to left, wearing wreath of barley ears and triple-pendant earring; blow chin, ΔΑ. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; to left, on leaf, amphora; to left, below leaf, ΦΙ. HN III 1588 corr. (Φ instead of ΦΙ). Johnston Class C 11.6 corr. (same dies, but ΔΑ not noted and not on the flan of the illustrated example); SNG ANS 487. Nicely centered. Soft strike on the high points, porosity, otherwise, very fine.

From the Trausnitz Collection, acquired prior to 2007.

Online bidding closes: 21 Feb 2021, 15:23:30 CET Current Date & Time: 25 Feb 2024, 17:16:05 CET Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:280 CHF by LINGOES (10 bids)
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