Ex Jameson and Evans Collections
|Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 183. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 September 2009.
Sold For $1000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 400-340 BC. AR Nomos (7.64 g, 10h). Wreathed head of Demeter right; [API on truncation of neck] / Barley ear of seven grains; grasshopper to left. Noe 439h = Jameson 324 (this coin); HN Italy 1522; BMC 83 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 346 (same dies). VF, toned, compact flan, areas of flat strike, light scratch on grasshopper. Rare, Noe records 11 examples, including this specimen.
From the Colin E. Pitchfork Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 40 (4 December 1996), lot 621; Seaby’s Coin and Medal Bulletin 542 (July 1963), no. A509; R. Jameson Collection, no. 324; Sir Arthur J. Evans Collection.