eAuction #79 - closed




Lot 7. Tarentum (?) AE 12, very rare

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Tarentum (?) AE 12, very rare

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Bidding closed (Sunday, March 19th, 19:02:20 CET)
Current time: Tuesday, April 16th, 16:09:18 CEST

Price realised: CHF 45.00 (2 bids)
Approx. EUR 46.47 / USD 49.34 / GBP 39.67

High bidder: Bidder 2

eAuction #79, Lot 7. Estimate: CHF 50.00

Calabria, Tarentum (?). AE 12 (3.06 g), 4th-3rd century BC.
Obv. Cockle shell.
Rv. Plain.
Vlasto 1852 (as unpublished).

Very rare and struck in high relief. Green patina, very fine.

Oscar Ravel, when compiling the Vlasto Collection in 1947, suggested an Etrurian origin for this coin.



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