Estimate: 500 CHF
Price realized: 700 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21.5 mm, 7.95 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrate Atha.... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with leaf to left; to left above leaf, pair of tongs above AΘA. HN III 1583. Johnston Class C, 4.4 (same dies). A well-struck, lightly toned example of excellent style and good silver. Obverse struck from rusty dies, otherwise, extremely fine.