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Ex BCD Collection

Triton XXI, Lot: 412. Estimate $10000.
Sold for $8500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LOKRIS, Lokri Opuntii. Circa 370-360 BC. AR Stater (22mm, 12.32 g, 11h). Head of Persephone left, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and pearl necklace / Ajax, nude but for crested Corinthian helmet, holding sword in right hand, shield decorated with coiled serpent on left arm, advancing right on rocks; OΠON-TIΩN flanking; below, spearhead left. H&D Group 6, 76b (O9/R17) = BCD Lokris 17 (this coin); Dewing 1475 (same rev. die); Wartenberg 3–4 var. (spear head right). Superb EF, toned, a touch of porosity on obverse.


From the J. L. Gomer Collection. Ex Triton XVII (7 January 2014), lot 201; BCD Collection (Numismatica Ars Classica 55, 8 October 2010), lot 17.