Ex Moretti, Lockett and Sir Hermann Weber
BRUTTIUM. Rhegion. Circa 425-420 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25x29 mm, 16.87 g). Lion’s mask facing; to right, olive sprig. Rev. ΡΗΓ−Ι−ΝΟΣ (retrograde) Iocastos seated to left on a stool, nude to the waist and holding a staff in his raised right hand, and resting his left on the seat of the stool; in field to left, grapevine; all within a laurel wreath. Herzfelder 61 d (D35/R50, this coin). SNG Lloyd 685 (same dies). SNG Lockett 651 (same dies). Weber 1115 (this coin). A lovely, beautifully toned coin. Some minor flatness, otherwise, about extremely fine.
From a German collection, once in the collection of A. D. Moretti, Triton II, 1 December 1998, 135 and from the collections of R. C. Lockett, Glendining & Co. 25 October 1955, 533 and Sir H. Weber, Naville IV, 17 June 1922, 184, bought from W. C. Weight of Brighton in 1891.
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