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CNG 111, Lot: 44. Estimate $500.
Sold for $900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BRUTTIUM, Kroton. Circa 480-430 BC. AR Third Nomos – Drachm (16mm, 2.71 g, 11h). Dumpy incuse type. Tripod, legs surmounted by wreaths and terminating in lion's feet; (koppa)PO to left; to right, heron standing left / Incuse tripod as obverse, but wreaths in relief. Gorini –; Attianese 63; HN Italy 2105; SNG Ashmolean 1495; SNG Copenhagen 1757. Good VF, find patina, a few light marks, double struck on reverse. Good metal for denomination. Rare.

From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Nomos 11 (9 October 2015), lot 20; Münzen und Medaillen AG FPL 605 (December 2000), no. 9.