Sybaris. Nomos circa 550-510, AR 8.35 g. Bull standing l. on dotted exergual line, looking backward; in exergue, VM. Rev. The same type incuse. SNG Copenhagen 1388. SNG ANS 834 (this reverse die). Dewing 406. Jameson 1873 (this coin). Historia Numorum Italy 1729.
A magnificent specimen perfectly struck and centred on a full flan.
Old cabinet tone and good extremely fine
Ex Sotheby’s sale 7 March 1996, 38 and previously purchased privately from Pierre Strauss in February 1950. From the Jameson collection and the Taranto hoard of 1911.
|Price realized||11'000 CHF|
|Starting price||8'000 CHF|