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Sale: Nomos 8, Lot: 149. Estimate CHF8500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2013. 
Sold For CHF7500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LOKRIS, Lokris Opuntii. 350s BC. Stater (Silver, 24mm, 12.28 g 9). Head of Persephone to left, wearing wreath of grain leaves, pearl necklace and triple-pendant earring. Rev. ΟΠΟΝΤΙΩ - Ν Ajax, nude but for Corinthian helmet, advancing right, holding short sword in his right hand and, in his left, a shield ornamented with a griffin and a palmette on its interior; below right, eight-pointed star above two short spears. BCD 58 (same dies). Gulbenkian 491 (same dies). Nicely toned and attractive. Extremely fine.


From the B. in B. Collection, ex Bank Leu 30, 28 April 1982, 109 and from the collection of R. A. van Every, Bank Leu 15, 4 May 1976, 213..