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Ex Nanteuil Collection
Pedigreed to 1910

Triton XXII, Lot: 104. Estimate $10000.
Sold for $14000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BRUTTIUM, Rhegion. Circa 450-445 BC. AR Drachm (16.5mm, 4.27 g, 4h). Head of lion facing / Iokastos (or Aristaios?) seated left, wearing chlamys draped from his waist and holding in right hand a scepter propped on his knee; RECI-ИOИ at sides; all within laurel wreath. Herzfelder 17a (D10/R15) = Nanteuil 236 = Demeester 17 (this coin); HN Italy 2478; SNG ANS 646 (same dies); SNG Gale 1184 (same dies); SNG München 1575 (same dies); Winterthur 527 (same dies). Near EF, attractive old collection tone. Fine style, and exceptional for issue.

From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Waddell inventory 52176 (August 2015); Sternberg XXXV (29 October 2000), lot 188; Leu 45 (26 May 1988), lot 25; Henri de Nanteuil Collection (c. 1925); Merzbacher (15 November 1910), lot 178.