21 August 2022
LUCANIA. Metapontion. Circa 330-290 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19.5 mm, 7.82 g, 9 h), struck under the magistrate Ly... Head of Demeter to left, wearing grain wreath, triple-pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. META Ear of barley with leaf to left; above leaf, griffin charging to right; below leaf, ΛΥ. HN III 1589. Johnston Class C, 6. An attractive, well struck example. Extremely fine.