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Description

LUCANIA. Thourioi. Circa 350-300 BC. Distater (Silver, 26 mm, 15.79 g, 10 h). Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned, on the bowl, with Skylla throwing a stone. Rev. ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ Bull butting right; below, cornucopiae between H-PA. HN Italy 1860. Noe, Thurian N14. A bold and impressive example, lightly toned and with excellent surfaces. Very minor marks , otherwise, extremely fine.


Privately purchased from Spink (inv. no. 6286) in the 1960s.
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