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Ex Basso and Castro Maya Collections

Triton XXII, Lot: 91. Estimate $10000.
Sold for $11000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BRUTTIUM, Kroton. Circa 425-350 BC. AR Nomos (22mm, 7.62 g, 8h). Eagle standing left, head right, on head of ram left / Tripod with high neck surmounted by wreaths, legs terminating in lion’s feet; (koppa)PO to left, olive spray to right. Attianese 112 var. (letter on obv., position of ethnic and symbol on rev.); HN Italy 2145; SNG ANS 343 (same dies); SNG München 1446 (same obv. die); de Luynes 720 (same dies); McClean 1696 (same dies). Good VF, attractive old collection tone, die break on obverse (typical for issue).

From the Gasvoda Collection, purchased from Herb Kreindler, August 2014. Ex Attilio Basso Collection (51 Gallery, 30 May 2014), lot 1, purchased from Tradart; Leu 42 (12 May 1987), lot 64; Raymundo Ottoni de Castro Maya Collection (Bourgey, 18 November 1957), lot 16.