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Ex Knopke Collection

410295. Sold For $2950

LUCANIA, Thourioi. Circa 400-350 BC. AR Distater (25mm, 15.96 g, 8h). Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated on its bowl with Skylla scanning; 5d behind neck guard / Bull butting right; QoUr5W@ above; in exergue, fish right. Noe, Thurian F30 (same dies); HN Italy 1803; SNG Lloyd 486 (same obv. die); BMC 29 (same dies); Dewing 430 (same obv. die); Gillet 230 (same dies). Good VF, toned, faint cleaning marks, graffito (AΠ) on bull.

From the Friend of a Scholar Collection. Ex Olga H. Knopke Collection (Glendining’s, with Baldwin’s, 10 December 1986), lot 42.