Ancient Coins: GREEK SILVER: Italy, Lucania, Thurium
AR Stater, 7.93g. 21mm. c.350-300 B.C. Head of Athena to right wearing crested helmet decorated with Skylla hurling stone to right.; "sigma"" I on helmet flap. Rev. Bull charging to right; torch in exergue; traces of uncertain undertype in fields. SNG ANS 1092. Historia Nummorum, Italy 1840. Fine style and attractive dark toning.
Ex: Prospero collection, Baldwins, New York, Jan. 4, 2012, lot 86; acquired from Spink, August 30, 1985.
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