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Live auction - bgr_452193 - LUCANIA - SYBARIS Nomos, statère ou didrachme

LUCANIA - SYBARIS Nomos, statère ou didrachme XF
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Estimate : 1 500 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 31 October 2017 14:01:30
Type : Nomos, statère ou didrachme
Date: c. 530-510 AC.
Mint name / Town : Sybaris, Lucanie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 29 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 7,80 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan irrégulier avec une trace de corrosion entre 9 et 12 heures. Beau taureau. Frappe un peu brouillée au revers. Patine de collection ancienne
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient du stock de Savoca et de la collection Laurent F

Obverse


Obverse legend : VM À L’EXERGUE.
Obverse description : Taureau à gauche, tournant la tête à droite ; ligne d’exergue perlée ; grènetis perlé.

Reverse


Reverse description : Incus du droit.

Commentary


Cet exemplaire présente une double ligne d’exergue perlée sous les pattes avant du taureau.

Historical background


LUCANIA - SYBARIS

(530-510 BC)

Sybaris, Achaean colony was founded around 720 BC The sybaritic luxury was proverbial. It was the most powerful city of Magna Grecia. It was destroyed by Croton in 510 BC The survivors found refuge in Poseidonia or Laus they founded.

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