LUCANIA. Metapontum. Circa 300-250 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15 mm, 3.01 g, 12 h). Ivy-wreathed head of Dionysos to left. Rev. META Ear of barley with leaf to right; above leaf, cross-torch. HN III 1683. Johnston, Bronze, 47. Two-toned contrasting brown patina; well centered and struck. Very fine.
From the stock of an old Swiss dealer assembled mainly in the 1960s-1970s, accompanied by its original Bank Leu ticket of the early 1960s.