Estimate: 750 CHF
Price realized: 1800 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 515-510 BC. Stater (Silver, 27 mm, 8.18 g, 12 h). ΜΕΤΑΠ Seven-grained barley ear; border of dots. Rev. Seven-grained barley ear, as above but incuse; rayed border. ΗΝ ΙΙΙ 1481. Noe 142 (same obverse die). Attractively toned. Good very fine.
From the collection of W. Belser, Zürich, acquired prior to 1965, and that of his son, acquired in the early 1970s.