Leu Numismatik

Web Auction 24  –  3 - 6 December 2022

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Leu Numismatik, Web Auction 24

Ancient, Medieval and World Coins

Part 1: Sa, 03.12.2022, from 12:00 PM CET
Part 2: Su, 04.12.2022, from 12:00 PM CET
Part 3: Mo, 05.12.2022, from 12:00 PM CET
Part 4: Tu, 06.12.2022, from 12:00 PM CET
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Part 1: Sa, 03.12.2022, until 11:45 AM CET
Part 2: Su, 04.12.2022, until 11:45 AM CET
Part 3: Mo, 05.12.2022, until 11:45 AM CET
Part 4: Tu, 06.12.2022, until 11:45 AM CET

Description

★ A very rare Tarentine stater rom the collection of A. D. Moretti ★

CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280 BC. Stater (Gold, 17 mm, 8.59 g, 5 h). Laureate head of Zeus to right; behind neck, monogram of NK. Rev. [TAPANTINΩN] Eagle with open wings standing right on thunderbolt; in lower right field, helmet; to right, ΑΠΟΛ. BMC 4. Fischer-Bossert G37 (V33/R37). HN Italy 983. Very rare. A beautiful coin of excellent style with a long pedigree. Tiny edge marks and the reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.

Ex Chaponnière & Firmenich/Hess-Divo 1, 18-19 May 2010, 14 (with original ticket), Numismatica Ars Classica 52, 7 October 2009, 23, Rauch 83, 14 November 2008, 15, Hess-Divo 308, 24 October 2007, 3, from the collection of H. Tronnier, Künker 94, 27 September 2004, 109, ex Auctiones AG 29, 12 June 2003, 475, and from the collection of A. D. Moretti, Numismatica Ars Classica L, 18 May 2001, 1045.

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