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Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 15. Estimate $5000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008. 
Sold For $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LUCANIA, Herakleia. Circa 390-340 BC. AR Nomos (7.84 g, 12h). Eu- and Apol-, magistrates. Head of Athena right, wearing Attic helmet decorated with Skylla hurling stone; EY to right / Herakles strangling the Nemean lion; [APOL] and club to left, oinochoe between Herakles’ legs. Van Keuren 51; HN Italy 1378; SNG ANS 65 (same dies); SNG Lloyd -; SNG Ashmolean 615 (same obv. die). EF, dark iridescent toning.

From the W.B. and R.E. Montgomery Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 63 (21 May 2003), lot 47; Leu 79 (31 October 2000), lot 247.