Greek Coins. Metapontum.
Nomos circa 340-330, AR 7.92 g. Head of Demeter r., wearing wreath of barley ears and leaves, triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace; a veil covers the back of her head and in field, A – P. Rev. META Ear of barley with two leaves; above the l. one, tripod and in r. field, PPO. Noe-Johnston A7.8 (for the obverse) and 7.7 (for the reverse). Historia Numorum Italy 1565.
Struck in high relief and with a magnificent old cabinet tone. A hairline flan crack
on cheek on obverse, otherwise about extremely fine / extremely fine
Privately purchased from Jean Vinchon Numismatique on the 24th of February 2011.
|Price realized||3'000 CHF 19 bids|
|Starting price||800 CHF|