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CNG 111, Lot: 49. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $6250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BRUTTIUM, Kroton. Circa 400-325 BC. AR Nomos (21mm, 7.63 g, 8h). Head of Hera Lakinia facing slightly right, wearing [necklace] and stephanos decorated with two annulets between three palmettes / Herakles Epitrapezios: young Herakles, nude, holding cup in extended right hand and club in left, reclining left on lion skin draped over rock; KPO-TΩNI-ATAN around, [bow below]. Attianese 135 corr. (no signature, same dies as illustration); HN Italy 2167; SNG ANS 371 = Locker Lampson 47 (same obv. die); SNG Ashmolean 1521 = ACGC 636 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 616 (same dies); Basel 198. VF, toned, a little off center, minor die break on obverse (typical for die), a trace of find patina at edge on reverse. Fine style.

From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 97 (17 September 2014), lot 14.