Ex Jameson and Evans Collections
|Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 173. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 September 2009.
Sold For $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 430-400 BC. AR Nomos (7.51 g, 12h). Head of Demeter right, wearing fillet; branch, bipennis, B, and ivy leaf around / Barley ear of six grains with leaf to right. Noe 331c = Jameson 270 (this coin); HN Italy 1514; BMC 135 (same dies). VF, toned, slightly granular surfaces. Rare, one of only 4 examples recorded by Noe.
From the Colin E. Pitchfork Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 40 (4 December 1996), lot 617; R. Jameson Collection, no. 270; Sir Arthur J. Evans Collection.