Estimate: 900 CHF
LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.61 g, 11 h), struck under the magistrate Ph... Head of Demeter to right, wearing barley wreath, triple pendant earring and a simple necklace, and with a light veil over the back of her head; below chin, Φ. Rev. ΜΕΤΑ Ear of barley with seven grains and with leaf to left; on the leaf, mouse crouching to left; below leaf, Φ. HN III 1570. Johnston Class A, 8.8 (same dies). SNG ANS 419 (this obverse die). Very attractive, well-centered, lightly toned and struck in high relief. Minor marks and an ancient abrasion on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.