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ID:     13732
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Velia
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Didrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. c. 305 - 290
Diameter:     22.1 mm
Weight:     7.440 g
Die Axis:     9 h
Obverse Legend:     Φ Π
Obverse Description:     Head of Athena right, wearing laureate, crested and winged Attic helmet, Φ lower left, Π upper right
Reverse Legend:     Φ Ι ΥΣΛΗΤΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Lion walking right on exergual line, bunch of grapes between Φ and Ι above, ΥΕΛΗΤΩΝ in ex
Mint:     Velia
Primary Reference:     SNG ANS 1384 (same dies)
Reference2:     H N Italy 1311
Reference3:     Williams 493
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS