Greek Coins. Metapontum.
Nomos circa 400-340, AR 7.49 g. Head of Demeter r., wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace; her diadem held in place by a wreath of leaves. Beneath neck truncation [NIKA]. Rev. META Ear of barley; on r., a pear. Noe 488. SNG Copenhagen 1201 (these dies). SNG ANS 369 (these dies). Historia Numorum Italy 1543.
Very rare. An unusual representation of Demeter and a deep tone. Good very fine
Ex NAC 2, 1990, 30 and New York XXVII, 2012, Prospero 62 sales.
|Price realized||2'500 CHF 10 bids|
|Starting price||1'200 CHF|