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Triton XXII, Lot: 78. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $6500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BRUTTIUM, Kaulonia. Circa 500-480 BC. AR Third Nomos – Drachm (16mm, 2.27 g, 11h). Apollo advancing right, holding branch aloft in right hand, left arm extended, upon which a small daimon, holding branch in each hand, runs right; KAVΛO (retrograde) to left; to right, stag standing right, head reverted; dot-and-cable border / Incuse of obverse, but no daimon and ethnic in relief; radiate border. Noe, Caulonia 205 (same dies); Gorini 10; HN Italy 2039; BMC 15 (same dies); Rhousopoulos 210 (same dies). Good VF, toned, a couple light marks in fields. Excellent metal. Very rare denomination.


From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Friend of a Scholar Collection (CNG Inventory 403386, April 2008), purchased from Maison Platt, June 1985.