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Starting price: 100 CHF
Price realized: 600 CHF
CAMPANIA. Neapolis. Circa 320-300 BC. Didrachm or Nomos (Subaeratus, 18 mm, 5.67 g, 7 h). Diademend head of a nymph to right, wearing triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace; behind neck, kantharos. Rev. [NEO]ΠOΛITΩ[N] Man-headed bull walking right; above, Nike flying right to crown the bull. Cf. HN Italy 571 and Sambon 447 (for prototype). A lovely plated imitation of splendid style. Minor breaks in plating, otherwise, good very fine.
From the Maggiore Collection, formed in the late 1970s to early 2000s.