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90090037
Sale: Nomos 9, Lot: 37. Estimate CHF1500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 20 October 2014. 
Sold For CHF1400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LUCANIA, Metapontum. c. 340-330 BC. Didrachm or Nomos (Silver, 21mm, 7.94 g 7). Bearded head of Leukippos to right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, cross-torch. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Barley ear with leaf to right; to right, 𐅂Η. HN III 1555. Johnston A5.3. SNG ANS 405. An attractive, sharp and well struck piece with an elegant head of Leukippos. Signs of overstriking on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.


From the B. in B. Collection, Nomos 8, 22 October 2013, 22 and ex Leu 86, 5 May 2003, 238.