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ID:     390027
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Sybaris
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Didrachm (Nomos)
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     circa 550-510 BC
Diameter:     25 mm
Weight:     7.58 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     VM
Obverse Description:     Bull standing left, head right; VM above.
Reverse Description:     Incuse of obverse; no letters.
Mint:     Sybaris
Primary Reference:     SNG ANS 823 (same obv. die)
Reference2:     HN Italy 1729
Reference3:     Gorini 10 = Basel 167 (same dies);
Reference4:     Fabricius class A, fig. 3
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=137199
Grade:     gVF
Notes:     Ex Paul H. Gerrie Collection.