LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 340-330 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 7.94 g, 12 h). ΛEYKI-ΠΠOΣ Helmeted head of Leukippos to right; behind, hound seated left, forepaw raised; below neck truncation, [Σ]. Rev. META Barley ear of seven grains, leaf to right; above leaf, dove to right; A[MI] below leaf; in the left field, graffito of ΦPY. HN III 1576. Johnson Class B, 20. Scrape on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
From the collection of W. Belser, Zürich, prior to 1965, and that of his son, acquired in the early 1970s.