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CNG 111, Lot: 30. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LUCANIA, Metapontion. Circa 340-330 BC. AR Nomos (19mm, 7.85 g, 11h). Wreathed head of Zeus right; EΛEY[ΘEPIOΣ] to right, Δ to left / Barley ear with seven grains and leaf to left; to left, crouching Silenos above leaf, Δ below. Johnston Class A, 2.1 corr. (control letter on rev.; same dies as illustration); HN Italy 1557 var. (same); SNG ANS 451 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 373 (same obv. die); SNG München 988 (same obv. die); SNG Manchester 202 (same dies). VF, toned, struck from worn obverse die.

From the Ealing Collection. Ex Vecchi 16 (9 October 1999), lot 41.