Nomos

Obolos Webauction 10

Nomos, Obolos Webauction 10

Celtic, Greek, Roman, Byzantine and early Medieval Coins, multiple lots

Sa, 30.06.2018, from 4:00 PM CEST
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Description

LUCANIA. Metapontion . Circa 290-280 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 18 mm, 7.73 g, 2 h). Diademed head of bearded Herakles to right, club behind his neck. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to right; to right, kantharos; to right below leaf, ΒΙ. HN III 1621. Johnston D4.3. Kraay & Hirmer 248. Evans, NC 1918, pl. 5, 4 (obv. die). Very attractive, well-struck and nicely toned, with a very artistic and emotional depiction of Herakles. Some striking flatness on the reverse , otherwise, about extremely fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.

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Price realized 2'000 CHF
Starting price 1'100 CHF
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