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Triton XXII, Lot: 92. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $3250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BRUTTIUM, Kroton. Circa 425-350 BC. AR Nomos (21.5mm, 7.76 g, 9h). Eagle standing left, head raised and wings spread, on ground line / Tripod with high neck surmounted by wreaths, legs terminating in lion’s feet; ivy leaf to left, (koppa)PO to right. Attianese 107 var. (eagle on serpent; same rev. die as illustration); HN Italy 2149 var. (eagle on branch); SNG ANS 353 var. (same); SNG Ashmolean 1509 var. (eagle on serpent; same rev. die as illustration); SNG Milan 183 (same dies). Near EF, toned, a few minor marks under tone, a little off center on obverse. Extremely rare with eagle standing on ground line.

From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Jonathan K. Kern Collection (Triton XVIII, 6 January 2015), lot 333; Deyo Collection (Triton XV, 3 January 2012), lot 1035; Classical Numismatic Group 42 (29 May 1997), lot 87.