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ID:     390022
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Laus
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Didrachm (Nomos)
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     circa 510-500 BC
Weight:     7.82 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     ΛAFE
Obverse Description:     Man-headed bull standing right, head reverted; ΛAFE above.
Reverse Legend:     NOM
Reverse Description:     Incuse of obverse; NOM above.
Primary Reference:     Sternberg Series I, 1.8 (V1/R1)
Reference2:     SNG ANS 122
Reference3:     HN Italy 2270
Reference4:     SNG Lloyd 287, BMC 1, GPCG p. 10, 6 (this coin)
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=152802
Grade:     gVF, very rare.
Notes:     Ex Leu 76 (27 October 1999), lot 6; Charles Gillet Collection; British Museum Collection.