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ID:     860238
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Velia
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 280
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     7.11 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Legend:     Φ / AP
Obverse Description:     Head of Athena left, wearing helmet decorated with griffin; Φ on neck guard, AP monogram behind neck guard
Reverse Legend:     YEΛHTΩN
Reverse Description:     Lion at bay right; caduceus above, YEΛHTΩN in exergue
Exergue:     YEΛHTΩN
Primary Reference:     William 532c (O267/R372) = SNG Lockett 570 (this coin)
Reference2:     HN Italy 1316
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, toned, slight roughness.
Notes:     Ex Classical Numismatic Review XIX.3 (Third Quarter 1994); Richard Cyril Lockett Collection (Glendining, 25 October 1955), lot 452.