Metapontum. Time of Kleonymos, circa 302 BC. Third stater (Gold, 13.5 mm, 2.57 g, 5 h), Achaian standard. NIKA Head of Nike facing, turned slightly to the right, with her hair in ampyx, wearing single-pendant earring and necklace. Rev. METAΠON Barley ear with six grains and leaf to right. Gulbenkian 71 (same die). HN III 1629. Johnston G3 (same dies as the plate coin). Kraay & Hirmer 245 (same obverse die). Very rare. Clearly struck on a broad flan. Nearly extremely fine.
From the Trausnitz Collection, ex Künker 26, 11 March 1994, 23, Bank Leu 33, 3 May 1983, 204, Hess-Leu 45, 12 May 1970, 15 and Hess-Leu 31, 6 December 1966, 52.
|Price realized||9'500 CHF|
|Starting price||5'200 CHF|