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Lot 54

Estimate: 3'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 3'500 CHF Price realized: 6'750 CHF
LOCRIS. LOCRIS OPUNTII. Stater, 340-330 BC. AR 12.24 g. Head of Demeter l., crowned with ears of corn; she wears a triple-pendant earring and a necklace. Rev. OPON - TIΩN Ajax the Locrian, nude but for a crested Corinthian helmet, advancing r. on rocky ground, holding short sword in his r. hand, large round shield decorated on its interior with snake in his l. hand; between his legs, small round shield. Morineau Humphris- Delbridge 53,36 (these dies). SNG Tübingen 1571 (these dies).
Toned. High relief. Extremely fine
Provenance: Auction Münzauktion Tkalec AG, Zurich 24 October 2003, 88.

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