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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
590031
Sale: Triton V, Lot: 31. Estimate $200. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $240. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CAMPANIA, Neapolis . Circa 250-225 BC. Æ Hemiobol (3.36 gm). Male head right; star behind / NEOPOLITWN in exergue, Rider on horseback left; 1 A below, branch in exergue below ethnic. SNG ANS 547; BMC Italy -; SNG Copenhagen 558; Sambon 760; SNG Morcom -; Laffaille 18 var. VF, deep bluish-green patina. ($200)

For an in depth metrological study of this mint, see G. Amisano and A. Campana, "A proposito dell’obolo di bronzo," Panorama Numismatico94, 1996, pg. 11-16.