Auction 14


Lot 24 Bookmark

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Estimate:
225 CHF
Price realized:
700 CHF

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Description

CAMPANIA, Neapolis. Circa 320-300 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 19mm, 7.34 g 11). ΔΙΟΦΑΝΟΥΣ Diademend head of nymph to right, wearing triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace; behind neck, bunch of grapes. Rev. ΝΕΟΠΟΛΙΤΗΣ Man-headed bull walking right; above, Nike flying right, placing wreath on bull’s head; below, monogram ΠΔ (or ΠΑ). HN III 571. Sambon 439. SNG ANS 318. An attractively toned coin of the finest late Classical style. Slightly rough surfaces and a tiny test cut on the edge, otherwise, very fine.

From the Stoecklin Collection.
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