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Ex Miller, Headlam, and Froehner Collections
Pedigreed to 1909

Triton XXII, Lot: 59. Estimate $10000.
Sold for $13500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LUCANIA, Poseidonia. Circa 420-410 BC. AR Nomos (21mm, 7.81 g, 3h). Poseidon, nude but for chlamys draped over both arms, standing right, preparing to cast trident held aloft in right hand, left arm extended; Z to left, ΠOΣEIΔA to right / Bull standing left on double exergue line, the lower dotted; ΠOΣEIΔ[A] above, H below. Noe, Group 19a (this coin); HN Italy 1127; SNG ANS 677 (same dies); SNG Copenhagen 1290 (same dies). EF, attractive old collection toning. Fine style.

From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Waddell inventory 50691 (ND); Numismatica Ars Classica 27 (12 May 2004), lot 40; Hoyt Miller Collection; Naville X (15 June 1925), lot 94; Naville IV (17 June 1922), lot 94; Rev. Arthur C. Headlam Collection (Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 8 May 1916), lot 206 (part of); Wilhelm Froehner Collection (R. Ratto, 26 April 1909), lot 855.