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Triton XXII, Lot: 49. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LUCANIA, Metapontion. Circa 330-290 BC. AR Nomos (20mm, 7.91 g, 6h). Head of Demeter left, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earring, and necklace; [XƎ]Δ below chin / Barley ear with leaf to left; lit altar above leaf, YΛ to right of stem, ATƎM to right. Johnston Class C, 10.4 = SNG ANS 503 (same dies); HN Italy 1593; SNG Gale 654 (same dies). EF, attractive cabinet tone, light graffito on cheek. Rare.

From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex M. L. Collection of Coins of Magna Graecia and Sicily (Numismatica Ars Classica 82, 20 May 2015), lot 16, purchased from NAC in 1994.