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21 February 2021
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Lot 52

LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 440/35-400 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 7.49 g, 5 h). Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with olive wreath; behind neck, owl standing to left. Rev. ΥEΛ-HT-Ω[N] Lion attacking stag to right. Gulbenkian 105 (same dies). HN III 1270. SNG ANS 1255 (same dies). Williams 162 (O107/R124). The obverse struck from a particularly well-engraved obverse die of very fine Classical style. Lightly toned. Griffito and minor roughness on reverse, otherwise, very fine.

From the Trausnitz Collection, ex Künker 35, 11 March 1997, 51.

Online bidding closes: 21 Feb 2021, 15:26:00 CET Current Date & Time: 31 Mar 2023, 08:11:24 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:1100 CHF by phrigillos (12 bids)
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