Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.92 g, 5 h), struck under the magistrate Atha.... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; to left above leaf, pair of tongs above AΘA. BMC 107 (same obverse die). HN III 1583. Johnston Class C, 4.27 (same dies). A well-struck, lightly toned example of excellent style and good silver. Some horn silver on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
From a Swiss collection, formed prior to 2005.
|Price realized||520 CHF|
|Starting price||520 CHF|