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Ex Star and Jameson Collections

Triton XXII, Lot: 70. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $12000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LUCANIA, Thourioi. Circa 350-300 BC. AR Nomos (20.5mm, 7.94 g, 8h). Head of Athena right, wearing helmet decorated with Skylla throwing stone; AΠ behind neck / Bull butting right; ΘOYPIΩN and ΣΩ above; in exergue, lion right. HN Italy 1820; SNG ANS 1066 corr. (letters on rev.; same dies); SNG Ashmolean 998 (same rev. die); de Luynes 599 (same dies); Holloway, Art, p. 16, 2 and p. 128 = Jameson 2403 (this coin). EF, deeply toned, slight die shift and a little off center on obverse. Fine style.


From the Gasvoda Collection, purchased from Edward J. Waddell. Ex Star Collection (LHS 102, 29 April 2008), lot 3; Sotheby (7 July 1996), lot 45; Numismatica Ars Classica 10 (9 April 1997), lot 58; Robert Jameson Collection.