LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 400-340 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, plated, 19 mm, 5.78 g, 12 h), c. 400-380. Head of Nike to left, wearing a diadem ornamented with upright olive leaves. Rev. [MET] Barley ear of seven grains, with leaf to right. Gillet 157 (this coin). Cf. Noe 458 and SNG ANS 347 (for prototype). A most deceiving contemporary plated didrachm, imitating a rare and artistic type; carefully centered and most attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF