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    1896 Bunbury Collection

    BRUTTIUM. Croton. Ca. 425-350 BC. AR nomos (24mm, 7.93 gm, 8h). NGC Choice XF★ 4/5 - 5/5, Fine Style. Eagle standing right, with wings displayed and head raised / ?PO, tripod lebes with three handles, legs terminating in lion's feet; vertical bay leaf to left, all in shallow incuse circle. Gulbenkian I 128 (same obverse die). HN Italy 2148. cf. SNG ANS 345.

    Ex Johns Hopkins University Collection (Bank Leu-Numismatic Fine Arts, 16-18 October 1984), lot 112; John Work Garrett (1872-1942) Collection, privately purchased from Spink in June 1926; Frank Sherman Benson (1854-1907) Collection (Sotheby's, 3 February 1909), lot 112; Sir Edward Herbert Bunbury (1811-1895) Collection (Sotheby's, 15 June 1896), lot 204.


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    January, 2019
    6th-7th Sunday-Monday
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