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ID:     16446
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Metapontum
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae 15
Date Struck:     B.C. late 3rd century
Diameter:     15.7 mm
Weight:     2.640 g
Die Axis:     1.5 h
Obverse Description:     Athena Alkidemos advancing left with spear and shield
Reverse Legend:     META
Reverse Description:     Owl standing left, head facing, grasping barley stalk in talons, which curls up to the ear on left
Mint:     Metapontion
Primary Reference:     Lindgren 274
Reference2:     HN Italy 1704
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=15264