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90090038
Sale: Nomos 9, Lot: 38. Estimate CHF27500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 20 October 2014. 
Sold For CHF30000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BRUTTIUM, Kaulonia. c. 525-500 BC. Stater (Silver, 30mm, 7.81 g 12). ΚΑVΛ Apollo, nude, striding right, brandishing laurel branch in his upraised right hand and, on his outstretched left arm, small figure of a daimon running to right, holding a branch in each of his hands and with his head turned back to look at Apollo; to right, stag standing right, head turned back to left; all within cable border. Rev. As the obverse, but incuse, except for the daimon, branches and stag’s antlers, which are in relief, and with no legend. Gulbenkian 120-121(same dies). HN III Noe, Caulonia Group A, 8. SNG ANS 145 (same dies). A splendid, superb example, well struck in high relief and nicely toned. Some minor traces of overstriking on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.


From the Escalade Collection, Switzerland, and from the collections of W. N. Rudman, Triton V, 15 January 2002, 1125 and P. M. Suter, Münzen und Medaillen 89, 14 June 2000, 18, ex Bank Leu 50, 25 April 1990, 36.