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A Pair of Incuse Eagles

Triton XXII, Lot: 88. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $7000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BRUTTIUM, Kroton. Circa 500-480 BC. AR Nomos (22.5mm, 7.90 g, 3h). Medium incuse type. Tripod, legs surmounted by wreaths and terminating in lion's feet, set on basis of two lines, the upper dotted; (koppa)(retrograde P)O-TON at sides / Incuse eagle flying right. Gorini 7; Attianese 14 (same dies as illustration); HN Italy 2095; BMC 33; McClean 1662 (same dies). EF, deeply toned. Well centered and struck on a broad flan. Rare with ethnic in this orientation.

From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Gorny & Mosch 219 (10 March 2014), lot 18; Gorny & Mosch 125 (13 October 2003), lot 50.