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ID:     390029
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Heraclea
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     circa 281-278 BC
Diameter:     16 mm
Weight:     3.82 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Athena facing slightly right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet decorated with Skylla hurling stone; monogram under left helmet crest.
Reverse Description:     Owl standing right on olive branch, head facing; to left, club above [|-]; uncertain magistrate's name to right.
Primary Reference:     Van Keuren 117 (same dies);
Reference2:     SNG ANS 81 var. (no |- below club)
Reference3:     HN Italy 1414
Photograph Credit:     CNG
Grade:     VF, with iridescent toning