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CNG 111, Lot: 37. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LUCANIA, Thourioi. Circa 400-350 BC. AR Double Nomos – Distater (29.5mm, 15.22 g, 5h). Head of Athena right, wearing helmet decorated with Skylla scanning; IΔ behind neck guard / Bull butting right; in exergue, fish right. Noe, Thurian F30c (this coin); HN Italy 1803; SNG Lloyd 486 (same obv. die); BMC 29 (same dies); Dewing 430 (same obv. die); Gillet 230 (same dies). VF, toned, slightly off center. Struck on a broad flan.

Ex Dr. Frank J. Novak Collection (Classical Numismatic Group XXXII, 7 December 1994), lot 85; H. Otto Collection (A. Hess 207, 1 December 1931), lot 77; Glendining & Seaby I (1 December 1927), lot 540; Riche Collection (R. Ratto, 12 May 1925), lot 548.