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11000060
Triton XXII, Lot: 60. Estimate $15000.
Sold for $27500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LUCANIA, Poseidonia. Circa 410-350 BC. AR Nomos (21mm, 7.85 g, 1h). Poseidon, nude but for chlamys draped over both arms, standing right, preparing to cast trident held aloft in right hand, left arm extended; to right, dolphin right; tiny T below, on exergue line / Bull standing left; ΠOΣEI-ΔANI above; in central background, urn atop column with tiny T at its base; in exergue, fish left. Kraay, Stateri 4 = SNG Lloyd 440 (same dies); HN Italy 1132 corr. (letter present on obv.); SNG ANS 683 (same dies); Gillet 210 var. (ethnic on obv.; same rev. die); Jameson 342 var. (same; same rev. die); Pozzi 567 var. (same; same rev. die). EF, attractive light iridescent tone, die break at edge on obverse. Fine style. Rare variety.


From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex M. L. Collection of Coins of Magna Graecia and Sicily (Numismatica Ars Classica 82, 20 May 2015), lot 19; Leu 54 (28 April 1992), lot 10.