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Lot 18:

Greek Italy. Etruria, Populonia. AR 5-Units (?), 4th century BC. D/ Crested Corinthian helmet left; below, small inverted C[??]. R/ Blank. Unpublished in the standard references. AR. g. 3.59 mm. 14.50 RRRR. Apparently the only specimen known. Unpublished. Sound metal. Brilliant, superb and lightly toned. About EF. For a similar metrological 5-Unit parallel issue close to the Sicilian silver litra, theoretically of 0,86 g., cf. Vecchi EC I, Populonia, First Turms Group, Series 12-3, pp- 90-92. (About the mark of value, we welcome suggestions or comments).


Provenance:
From the collection of a British Connoisseur, part II.
Base d'asta € 2500
Prezzo attuale € 4800
Bids: 15
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