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Ex Santa Barbara Museum of Art

CNG 111, Lot: 28. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LUCANIA, Metapontion. Circa 400-340 BC. AR Nomos (20.5mm, 7.34 g, 7h). Head of Demeter right, hair in sphendone; OΔYΛ in tiny letters below hair to left / Ear of barley with six grains and leaf to left. Noe 477 (same dies); HN Italy 1539; SNG ANS 361 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 355 (same dies). Good VF, toned, minor delamination on obverse, light graffito in field on reverse.

From the Ealing Collection. Ex Robert Schonwalter Collection (Triton V, 15 January 2002), lot 1099; Santa Barbara Museum of Art (Numismatic Fine Arts Auction I, 20 March 1975), lot 15.