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77000142
Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 142. Estimate $5000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008. 
Sold For $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LOKRIS, Lokris Opuntii. Circa 382-356 BC. AR Stater (12.09 g, 1h). Wreathed head of Persephone left, wearing triple pendant earring and necklace / OPON-[T]IWN, Ajax, nude but for crested Corinthian helmet, advancing right, holding sword in right hand, shield decorated with serpent on left arm; Phrygian helmet below. Wartenberg -; SNG Copenhagen -; BMC -; SNG Lockett 1696; McClean 5428. EF, iridescent toning, minor die wear on obverse. Fine style. Rare.


From the W.B. and R.E. Montgomery Collection.