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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 52

LUCANIA, Thourioi. Circa 443-400 BC. AR Double Nomos – Distater (24.5mm, 15.47 g, 9h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 52.
 Estimated: $ 2 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 1 600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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LUCANIA, Thourioi. Circa 443-400 BC. AR Double Nomos – Distater (24.5mm, 15.47 g, 9h). Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with laurel wreath / Bull butting right on plain ground line; ΘOYPIΩ[N] above, Z to right; all within shallow incuse square. Noe, Thurian, Group A, 2 (same obv. die as illustration); Jörgensen 19; HN Italy 1762; BMC 1 (same obv. die); Basel 173 = Gillet 217 = Kunstfreund 70 (same obv. die); Sternberg XVI, lot 35 (same dies). Darkly toned, underlying luster. Good VF. From the first issue of double nomoi. Extremely rare.

From the B. G. Collection. Ex Leu 86 (5 May 2003), lot 247.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday morning, 14 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.