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Italy, Lucania, Metapontum

 AR Didrachm, 7.67g. 24mm. Signed by KPI.. c.400-340 B.C. Head of Demeter to right; minute letters KPI behind neck. Rev. Ear of barley. Noe 502. HN Italy 1528. SNG Lloyd 363. Some slight surface roughness and die breaks on obverse. Fine style and attractive dark toning. 

Ex: Leu Numismatik, Zurich, Auction 86, 2003, lot 236 with ticket. 

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about Extremely Fine/Extremely Fine $4,500.
Pisidia, Sagalassos, Gordian III, 2nd known

AE 36 Large bronze,  28.76g.  Gordian III, 238-244 A.D.   Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Gordian to right.  Rev. Demeter driving biga of winged serpents to right over waves; she holds a long torch.  RPC on-line VII.2, 20406 (this coin illustrated). Dark green and brown patina.  Very rare; only one other considerably inferior example in the Museum of Fine Arts Boston is listed by RPC. 

Ex: Bank Leu, Zurich, Auction 30, April 28, 1982, lot 433
Ex: E J Waddell, Auction II, New York, September 12, 1987, lot 376.
Ex: James Fox collection, CNG, Auction 40, December 4, 1996, lot 1633.
Ex: Triton XV, New York, January 3, 2012, lot 1415.

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good Very Fine $7,500.

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