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Lucania, Thourioi AR Stater. Circa 300-280 BC. Head of Athena left, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with Scylla pointing right hand and holding rudder with left; TIMO behind / Bull butting right, crowned by Nike flying above to left; ΘΟΥΡΙΩΝ in exergue. Unpublished in the standard references; Hunterian pg. 106, 29 var. (same obverse die, star on reverse); Leu 83, 28 (same dies); NAC 59, 505 (same dies); HN Italy -. 7.90g, 21mm, 6h.

Extremely Fine; beautiful cabinet tone with golden iridescence. Extremely Rare.

Ex M.L. Collection of Coins of Magna Graecia and Sicily; Numismatica Ars Classica 82, 20 May 2015, lot 24;
Privately purchased from NAC in 1993.

Lucania, Thourioi AR Stater. (rxvi108)

Price: £2,051.20

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