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Ex Moretti, Mathey, and Nanteuil Collections

Triton XXII, Lot: 58. Estimate $4000.
Sold for $4750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LUCANIA, Poseidonia. Circa 530-500 BC. AR Half Nomos – Drachm (19.5mm, 3.32 g, 12h). Poseidon, bearded and nude but for chlamys draped over both arms, standing right, preparing to cast trident held aloft in right hand, left arm extended; MOΠ to left / Incuse of obverse type, but trident is in relief and Poseidon is beardless; MOΠ to right. Gorini 11 = Nanteuil 172 (this coin); HN Italy 1108; SNG ANS 620–4; SNG Lockett 440; Weber 811. VF, toned, slight granularity.

From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Waddell inventory 50649 (August 2013); Triton I (2 December 1997), lot 113; A. D. Moretti Collection; Henri de Nanteuil Collection (c. 1925); Paul Mathey Collection (Feuardent Frères, 9 June 1913), lot 23.