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Triton XXII, Lot: 42. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $1900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LUCANIA, Metapontion. Circa 340-330 BC. AR Double Nomos (27mm, 15.63 g, 4h). Head of Leukippos right, wearing Corinthian helmet decorated with charioteer driving fast quadriga right on the bowl, and tiny hippocamp left on the side; to left, forepart of lion right and AΠH / Barley ear with leaf to left; club above leaf, AMI below; METAΠONTINΩN to left. Johnston Class B, 1.1 (same dies); HN Italy 1574; SNG ANS 431; Jameson 306 (same obv. die). VF, lightly toned, light marks, minor flan flaw on obverse.

From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Baldwin’s 96 (24 September 2015), lot 3005; Spink Numismatic Circular CXIV.5 (October 2006), no. GK1953.