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650020
Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 20. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004. 
Sold For $800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Time of Pyrrhos of Epiros. Circa 280-275 BC. AV Eighth-Stater (1.06 gm). Struck circa 280 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right wearing Corinthian helmet; NK before neck / Owl standing facing right, with wings spread, on thunderbolt; APOL right. Vlasto 60 (same dies); SNG ANS -; SNG Lloyd -; SNG Copenhagen -; Jameson -; Gulbenkian -; Pozzi -; Weber -; HN Italy 988. Near VF, scattered peck marks, probably ex-jewelry. Extremely rare. ($1000)

From the James A. Ferrendelli Collection. Ex Triton I (2-3 December 1997), lot 62.