LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 330/25-281 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.73 g, 2 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing a pendant earring, a simple necklace and a Corinthian helmet adorned with Skylla hurling a stone; to right, Κ. Rev. EYΦ HPAKΛHIΩN Youthful Herakles standing facing, nude but for a strap across his chest and with the lion's skin over his right arm, holding a bow and arrow in his right hand and a club in his left; to left, above, Nike flying to left to crown Herakles; to right, Σ. HN III 1383. SNG ANS 68 (same dies). Van Kauren 80. Particularly artistic dies of fine style; well-struck, centered and clear. Good very fine.
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