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Lucania, Metapontum AR Nomos, 290-280 BC

Auction:
3208T
Lot:
2004
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
Discovery - 3208T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Lucania, Metapontum AR Nomos, 290-280 BC, a fully struck head of Demeter facing right with pendant earrings and necklace, and toning throughout the devices, verso with ear of barley and 'META' to left, leaf to right supporting two amphorae, FI below, approx. MS, 7.98 grams.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Deities, Demeter, Goddesses, Metapontum, Province of Matera, Visual arts

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