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Sale: Nomos 7, Lot: 91. Estimate CHF11000. 
Closing Date: Tuesday, 14 May 2013. 
Sold For CHF14000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LOKRIS, Lokris Opuntii. Earlier 350s BC. Stater (Silver, 12.01 g 5). Head of Persephone to left, wearing wreath of grain leaves and triple-pendant earring. Rev. ΟΠΟΝ - ΤΙΩΝ Ajax, nude but for helmet, moving right, holding short sword in his right hand and, in his left, shield adorned with a serpent on the inside; below, on ground, crested helmet to left over two spears with points to left and right. BCD Lokris 43 (same dies). BMC 18. McClean 5428. Lustrous and attractive with beautifully detailed types. Some striking flatness, otherwise, extremely fine.


From the Mieza collection, ex Nomos 1, 6 May 2009, 58.