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Neapolis Campania Didrachm
Head of Parthenope left, wearing earing and beaded necklace. Tripod to right.

Man-headed bull standing right being crowned by winged nymph/victory; IΣ between legs NEOΠOΛITΩN in exergue

Neapolis, Campania
300-241 BC
7.21g

Sambon 517; Glasgow 57; BMC 129

Very rare!

Ex-HJB ebay

Dark toning; a few remaining deposits. Much nicer in hand with almost black toning.

Thanks to Molinari's research this is one of 6 known examples. The others are found in BMC, 129, Dati web, Glasgow 57, Leningrad 1014, Torino RDC17508.
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quadrans  [Apr 12, 2018 at 09:01 PM]
Nice piece..
Canaan  [Apr 13, 2018 at 09:01 AM]
Congrats Jay nice addition
Randygeki(h2)  [Apr 15, 2018 at 07:44 AM]
Awesome!
NORMAN K  [Apr 15, 2018 at 04:32 PM]
Great find. Also would like to have one of this type