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Sale: Nomos 9, Lot: 118. Estimate CHF1500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 20 October 2014. 
Sold For CHF3400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LOKRIS, Lokris Opuntii. c. 382-356 BC. Triobol (Silver, 14mm, 2.89 g 6). Head of Persephone to right, wearing grain wreath and pendant earring. Rev. ΟΠΟΝ - ΤΙΩΝ Ajax, nude, advancing to right, holding sword in his right hand and shield with his left; interior of shield adorned with serpent; below, spear and crested helmet to left. BCD 46. SNG Copenhagen 49. A very elegant, rare and nicely toned example of the first issue of Lokrian triobols; better than any in BCD. Extremely fine.


From the Höher collection.