They are big speakers and have prodigious bass, I would think you could do without a sub. I don't know prices sorry.
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Goatwuss is right on the money. I bought mine in 2006 for close to $5.5K but I have not seen any pair listed for less than $5K since. When driven by the proper amp, you definitely don't need a sub. I went through several amps and nothing could bring out the best from these amazing speakers except the Krell FPB. After Bryston 7BST, Citation 4.1, Mac 501s, CAL MCA2500, I ended up with the FPB 650mc now. At the used price around $6k, I have not found anything better. After several audio shows including CES, I still don't feel the need for upgrade. Matched with Transparent cables and Krell, they could really sing.
"But... Would be using them for the front sound stage in a home theater be way over kill?"
It's all relative. I'm sure there are people out there who have bought brand new Wilson X2s for theater fronts. The 801N 's high dynamic capability would make them a good choice for theater.
Assuming you are using a modern HT processor with room correction, that will give you a more placement flexibility as you can tune the bass response to your room.