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CNG Feature Auction 121

Lot nuber 65

LUCANIA, Metapontion. Circa 290-280 BC. AR Nomos (20mm, 7.91 g, 7h). Superb EF.

CNG Feature Auction 121
Lot: 65.
 Estimated: $ 15 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 30 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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LUCANIA, Metapontion. Circa 290-280 BC. AR Nomos (20mm, 7.91 g, 7h). Bearded head of Herakles left, wearing tainia and lion skin tied at neck; club over far shoulder / Barley ear with leaf to right; META upward to left; to right, kantharos above leaf, B[I] below. Johnston Class D, 4.1 corr. (control letters on rev.; same dies); HN Italy 1621 corr. (same); CNG 109, lot 18 = Nomos 13, lot 115 (same dies); Leu 61, lot 38 (same obv. die). Deep iridescent toning. Superb EF. Well struck from dies of fine style. Very rare issue with left facing Herakles.

From the Father & Son Collection. Ex Antiquarium Group (Classical Numismatic Group 112, 11 September 2019), lot 47; Gasvoda Collection (Triton XXII, 8 January 2019), lot 49; M. L. Collection of Coins of Magna Graecia and Sicily (Numismatica Ars Classica 82, 20 May 2015), lot 17, purchased from NAC in 1994.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 121 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 6-8 October 2022. This lot is in Session One, which will begin 6 October 2022 at 9 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 22.5% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 25% for all others.

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