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Sale: Nomos 8, Lot: 14. Estimate CHF2800. 
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2013. 
Sold For CHF4100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LUCANIA, Metapontum. Circa 430-400 BC. Didrachm or Nomos (Silver, 19mm, 7.73 g 6). Head of Demeter (or Kore) to right, her hair bound up with a double fillet crossing over her the top of her head. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Grain ear with leaf to left. HN III 1507. Noe 385 c (this coin). An attractive coin of fine style. Good very fine.

From the B. in B. Collection, ex Sternberg XII, 18 November 1982, 42, from the collection of L. White-King, Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 22 April 1909, 22, and ex Hirsch XV, 28 May 1906, 548.