Phistelia

380-350 BC

826. Nymph facing / MFB left, double line base, 8ISTLVIS (retro) above.

513940

Didrachme. 380-350. Nymphenkopf in 3/4-Ansicht r., im Haar Ampyx. Rs: FISTLUIS retrograd in oskischer Schrift; androkephaler Stier l. SNG COP. 573. SNG München -. 6,97g. (Gerhard Hirsch Nachfolger 275, 3034)

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827a. As last, dotted border / MFB left, 8ISTLVS above, double line base, dolphin left in ex.

Coin

Circa 405-400 BC. AR Nomos (7.10 g, 4h). Female head facing slightly right / Man-headed bull standing left; in exergue, dolphin left. Rutter 5 (PO 4/PR 5); SNG ANS 563-565 (same obv. die); HN Italy 611 (CNG 73, 12)

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827b. As last, dotted border / MFB left, 8ISTLVS above, single line base, dolphin left in ex.

539865

The Prospero Collection of Ancient Greek Coins. ITALY. Campania , Phistelia (c.405-400 B.C.), Silver Didrachm, 7.39g,. Female head facing, inclined slightly to right. Rev. Man-headed bull standing to left, a dolphin to left in the exergue (Sambon 828; Rutter 179, 6; SNG ANS 563-5; HN Italy 611). Cabinet tone, nearly extremely fine. Ex Hess – Leu, Auction 36, Lucerne, 18 April 1968, lot 9 Ex Monnaies et Médailles SA, Auction 68, Basel, 15 April 1986, lot 5 The precise location of the ancient site of Phistelia is unknown and its existence is only known to us from its coinage. (THE NEW YORK SALE, XXVII, 10)

Misidentified as Sambon 828 actually an unpublished variant of Sambon 827.

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828. As last / As last, but either 8ISTLVIS or 8ISTLVIS (with retro S)

828

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829. Nymph right / MFB left, 8ISTLYИ above.

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830. Head of Juno facing / MFB right, corwned by victory, double line base.

830

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839. Pallas right / Forepart of MFB right (swimming), 8ISTELV (retro, with dot in V) above.

HN 617

 

 

 

 

 

 

( HN Italy 617, used with permission of N.K. Rutter)

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840. Pallas right / As last, 8ISTLVIS (retro) above.

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