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Sale: Nomos 8, Lot: 27. Estimate CHF1250. 
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2013. 
Sold For CHF1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LUCANIA, Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or Nomos (Silver, 19mm, 7.85 g 6). Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; to left above leaf, pair of tongs. HN III 1583. Johnston C4.. A lovely coin of excellent style, struck in high relief and nicely toned. Extremely fine.

From the B. in B. Collection, purchased privately from Bank Leu in October 1979.