Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 92 - Part I   |   23 - 24 May 2016 Sort by Lot-NumberSort by Estimate
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Session 1, Lot 92

Estimate: 3'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 2'800 CHF Price realized: 7'000 CHF
Lucania, Metapontum
Nomos circa 290-280, AR 7.88 g. Bearded head of Leucippus r., wearing crested Corinthian helmet with bowl decorated with wreath; behind neck-guard, DI. Rev. META Ear of barley with stalk and leaf above which, triskeles; in lower r. field, FI. SNG ANS 515 (these dies). Johnston D 4.5. Historia Numorum Italy 1622.
A fine portrait of high style struck on sound metal, minor area of weakness on
reverse, otherwise good extremely fine
Ex Tkalec sale May 2009, 8.

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