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73000204
Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 204. Estimate $3000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $3400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LOKRIS, Lokris Opuntii. Circa 356-338 BC. AR Tetradrachm (12.00 g, 11h). Wreathed head of Persephone left, wearing triple pendant earring and necklace / Ajax advancing right, nude but for crested Corinthian helmet, holding sword and shield decorated with griffin; star to lower right, broken spear below. Wartenberg 6-7 (same rev. die); SNG Copenhagen -; Gulbenkian 491 (same dies). Good VF, lightly toned, light scratch on obverse. Struck from artistic dies.