LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 330-290 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19.5 mm, 7.81 g, 11 h), struck under the magistrates Ap... and Atha... Head of Demeter facing, turned slightly to the right, wearing wreath of grain ears, triple-pendant earrings, and necklace; in the lower right field, in very small letters, here barely visible, AΠ. Rev. META Barley ear with leaf to right; above leaf, bucranium; below leaf, [AΘA]. HN III 1584. Johnston Class C, 2.3-4 (same obverse die). SNG Copenhagen 1220 (same obverse die). With an obverse of flamboyant Hellenistic style. Short flan with minor scuffs, flatness and roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF