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CNG Feature Auction 115

Lot nuber 12

LUCANIA, Herakleia. Circa 390-340 BC. AR Nomos (23mm, 7.81 g, 5h).

CNG Feature Auction 115
Lot: 12.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 8 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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LUCANIA, Herakleia. Circa 390-340 BC. AR Nomos (23mm, 7.81 g, 5h). Head of Athena right, wearing triple-pendant earring, pearl necklace, and crested Attic helmet decorated with Skylla hurling a stone; Δ/Κ/Φ to right / Herakles standing facing, upper torso turned right, wrestling with the Nemean Lion; club and ΚΑΛ to left, |-HPAKΛHIΩN to right; between Herakles' legs, owl standing right, head facing. Andersen 28.2 and p. 150 (this coin); Work 38 (same dies); Van Keuren 50; HN Italy 1377; SNG ANS 63 = Sartiges 28 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 272 (same obv. die); McClean 824 (same dies); Ward 44 (same dies). Even light tone with underlying luster. Good VF. Well centered on a broad flan. Exceptionally complete for issue. Fine style, and better than the Triton XVII, lot 12 example that hammered at $11,000.

From the Apollo to Apollo Collection. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 52 (7 October 2009), lot 728.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 115 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 16-17 September 2020. This lot is in Session 1, which begins 16 September 2020 at 9 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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