A beautifully toned distater from Thourioi
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Starting price: 300 CHF
Price realized: 440 CHF
LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 400-350 BC. Distater (Silver, 25 mm, 15.53 g, 4 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing helmet adorned, on the bowl, with Skylla raising her right hand as if to shade her eyes as she looks off in the distance. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting right; below, fish to right. HN Italy 1805. Noe, Thourian F20, SNG ANS 969. Beautifully toned. The obverse struck slightly off center and with light doubling on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
From the Maggiore Collection, formed in the late 1970s to early 2000s.