Lucania, Metapontum


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Ca. 330-290 BC. AR nomos, 7.81 gr.

Obv: head of Demeter facing three quarters to the right, wearing necklace and earrings, wreathed with barley; in right field: AΓ.

Rev: META left; barley ear with leaf to right; above leaf: bucranium; below: AΘA.

Ref: SNG Copenhagen 1220 (this obv. die); ANS 463; Johnston C 2.2; HN Italy 1584. Ex NAC 59 (2011), lot 501.

Delicately toned. Nearly extremely fine.