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Neapolis, Silver Didrachm

Item Reference: FG44890

Neapolis, Silver Didrachm

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Campania, Neapolis (c. 275-250 B.C.),

Silver Didrachm.

Obverse: Head of nymph facing left, her hair bound with a broad ribbon, and wearing an earring and a necklace, a cornucopiae behind.
Reverse: NEOΠOΛITΩN, man-headed bull walking to right, Nike flies above to right to crown the bull, IΣ between the bull’s legs.

Reverse slightly off-centre, very attractive old cabinet tone, good style, good very fine.

(Sambon 522; SNG ANS 410; HN Italy 586).