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Ex M. L., Gillet, Jameson, and Evans Collections
Noe Plate Coin

Triton XXII, Lot: 29. Estimate $7500.
Sold for $11000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LUCANIA, Metapontion. Circa 440-430 BC. AR Nomos (11.5mm, 7.75 g). Ear of barley with seven grains; META up right field / Star formed of five barley grains around central pellet; METAΠ disbursed between the grains. Noe 310a = Gillet 133 = Jameson 264 (this coin, illustrated in Noe); HN Italy 1490; BMC 45 (same dies); McClean 915 (same dies); Rhousopoulos 139 (same dies). Good VF, attractive old collection tone. Very rare.

From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex M. L. Collection of Coins of Magna Graecia and Sicily (Numismatica Ars Classica 82, 20 May 2015), lot 13; Charles Gillet Collection; Robert Jameson Collection; Arthur J. Evans Collection.