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Sale: Nomos 6, Lot: 188. Estimate CHF350. 
Closing Date: Monday, 7 May 2012. 
Sold For CHF500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Kallatis, Lower Moesia. Early-mid 3rd Century. Triassarion (Bronze, 22mm, 7.94 g 8). Draped and veiled bust of Demeter to right, wearing wreath of grain; before, torch; behind, Κ. Rev. ΚΑΛΛΑΤΙΑΝΩΝ Galley with steersman under sail to right; in field to left, Γ (=3). AMNG 287 var. An attractive example with a dark green patina. Nearly extremely fine.


From the M Collection, ex La Galerie Numismatique Lausanne, November 2004, 229.

Exactly when this attractive coin was struck is unclear. However, its size and denomination seems to indicate a date around the time of Severus Alexander.