Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 92 - Part I   |   23 - 24 May 2016
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Session 1, Lot 97





Estimate: 7'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 6'000 CHF Price realized: 14'000 CHF
GREEK COINS
Velia
Nomos circa 435-400, AR 7.72 g. Head of Athena r., wearing crested Attic helmet, bowl decorated with griffin. Rev. [UELHT]WN Lion r., pulling down stag; below, dotted exergual line. SNG Lloyd 518 (this coin). SNG Ashmolean 420 (this coin). Williams 154o (this coin illustrated).
Very rare and among the finest specimens known. A very interesting reverse
composition and a superb old cabinet tone. Extremely fine
Ex M&M 8, 1949, 725; M&M-Leu 3 December 1965, Niggeler part I, 45 and M&M 53, 1977, 12 sales. From the Evans and Lloyd collections.

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