Auction 14


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Estimate:
2'500 CHF
Price realized:
2'800 CHF

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Auction closed.

Description

BRUTTIUM, Kroton. Circa 530-500 BC. Stater (Silver, 29mm, 8.39 g 12). ϘΡΟ Tripod with legs ending in lion’s feet, and with three handles and snakes rising from the bowl; cable border. Rev. Same type as the obverse, but incuse and with no legend; rayed border. HN III 2075. SNG ANS 230. An attractive toned example, boldly struck. Some minor metal faults and remains of encrustations on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.

From the Stoecklin Collection, bought from Bank Leu in Zürich.
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