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Sale: Nomos 1, Lot: 60. Estimate CHF20000. 
Closing Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2009. 
Sold For CHF16500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LOKRIS, Lokris Opuntii. Circa 356-338 BC. Stater (Silver, 12.19 g 6). Head of Persephone to left, wearing wreath of grain leaves, triple-pendant earring and necklace Rev. ΟΠΟΝΤΙΩΝ Ajax, nude but for crested helmet, striding right, holding short sword in his right hand and shield with his right; interior of shield ornamented with griffin running right and palmette; below right, bunch of grapes; on ground, broken spear. McClean 5431 and pl. 198, 7. SNG Copenhagen 45. A particularly lovely example, well centered and of the finest mid 4th century style. Extremely fine.

From the Spina collection..